illusive

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illusion +‎ -ive

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illusive (comparative more illusive, superlative most illusive)

  1. Subject to or pertaining to an illusion, often used in the sense of an unrealistic expectation or an unreachable goal or outcome.
    Testing software completely is an illusive goal.

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