[self-di-loo-zhuh n, self-]
- the act or fact of deluding oneself.
Origin of self-delusion
First recorded in 1625–35
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Examples from the Web for self-deluded
Was it not equally simple to regard him as the self-deluded votary?The Doomsman
Van Tassel Sutphen
Mental reasoning of this character is the last resource of the culpable and the self-deluded.
These self-deluded mortals seemed to have forgotten entirely that we were at war.British Secret Service During the Great War
Nothing is more common than uninformed, misinformed, mistaken, or self-deluded honesty.The Principles Of Secularism
George Jacob Holyoake
Then there is another poor, self-deluded character among the tribe.
- the act or state of deceiving or deluding oneself
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Word Origin and History for self-deluded
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