illusionism

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA: /ɪˈl(j)uːʒənɪz(ə)m/

Etymology[edit]

From illusion +‎ -ism

Noun[edit]

illusionism ‎(countable and uncountable, plural illusionisms)

  1. The performance of magical tricks.
  2. The theory of dealing with illusions.
  3. The doctrine that the material world is an illusion.
  4. The use of illusionary effects in sculpture and art.