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self-deceiving

[ self-di-see-ving, self- ]
/ ˈsɛlf dɪˈsi vɪŋ, ˌsɛlf- /
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adjective

subject to self-deception; tending to deceive or fool oneself: a self-deceiving person.
used in deceiving oneself, especially in justifying a false belief, a morally reprehensible act, or the like: a self-deceiving argument.

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Origin of self-deceiving

First recorded in 1605–15
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