illusionary

or il·lu·sion·al

[ ih-loo-zhuh-ner-ee or ih-loo-zhuh-nl ]
/ ɪˈlu ʒəˌnɛr i or ɪˈlu ʒə nl /

adjective

of, relating to, or characterized by illusions; deceptive; misleading.

Origin of illusionary

First recorded in 1885–90; illusion + -ary

Related forms

non·il·lu·sion·al, adjective
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