[ self-di-seevd, self- ]
/ ˈsɛlf dɪˈsivd, ˌsɛlf- /


holding an erroneous opinion of oneself, one's own effort, or the like.
being mistaken, forming an erroneous judgment, etc., in one's own mind, as from careless or wishful thinking: If you thought my friendship was love, you were self-deceived.

Nearby words

  1. self-correcting,
  2. self-critical,
  3. self-criticism,
  4. self-curing resin,
  5. self-dealing,
  6. self-deceiving,
  7. self-deception,
  8. self-defeating,
  9. self-defence,
  10. self-defense

Origin of self-deceived

First recorded in 1665–75 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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