From Latin delusio
delusion (plural delusions)
- A false belief that is resistant to confrontation with actual facts.
- The state of being deluded or misled.
- That which is falsely or delusively believed or propagated; false belief; error in belief.
1960, William L. Shirer, The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich: A History of Nazi Germany, New York: Simon & Schuster, ISBN 0-671-72869-5, LCCN 81101072, page 835:
- Hess, always a muddled man though not so doltish as Rosenberg, flew on his own to Britain under the delusion that he could arrange a peace settlement.
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