Origin of self-deception
Related formsself-de·cep·tive, adjective
Examples from the Web for self-deceit
Hers was the solidest woman's heart I have ever met, and with it what facility in self-deceit.A Night in the Luxembourg|Remy De Gourmont
But Lady Pelham had had sixty years practice in self-deceit.Self-control|Mary Brunton
Superstitious observances, self-deceit though of a more refined sort, will not in reality at all mend matters with us.Human Nature|Joseph Butler
And this strict scrutiny is no where more necessary, because there is no where more room for the operation of self-deceit.
The serpent charms of self-deceit which he has so hugged are now broken.