[ sĭs′tə-mə-tīzd′ ]
Any of various delusions that are logically founded upon false premises and form part of an organized group of related delusions.
Allusion vs. IllusionThe similar spellings and pronunciations of allusion and illusion can cause even seasoned writers to second-guess their choice of words. Today we will examine and clarify the differences between these two terms. An allusion is a reference, direct or implied, to something or someone. Allusions are often found in books, songs, TV shows, and movies. For instance, the title of Aldous Huxley’s classic novel Brave …
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- systematic phoneme,
- systemic anaphylaxis,
- systemic availability,
- systemic circulation
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