Origin of illusory
Examples from the Web for illusoriness
If it is claimed that this meaning is illusory, I eagerly desire to know on what solid ground its illusoriness can be established.
The thought of brevity naturally draws after it that of illusoriness.The Expositor's Bible: The Psalms, Vol. 2|Alexander Maclaren
The secret of the illusoriness is in the necessity of a succession of moods or objects.Essays, Second Series|Ralph Waldo Emerson
That which is brought home to him is the illusoriness and hollowness of things when taken in the spirit of active endeavor.The Approach to Philosophy|Ralph Barton Perry
1590s, from French illusorie, from Late Latin illusorius "ironical, of a mocking character," from illus-, past participle stem of Latin illudere "mock at," literally "to play with," from assimilated form of in- "at, upon" (see in- (2)) + ludere "to play" (see ludicrous).