kalopsia

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek καλοψία (kalopsía), from καλός (kalós, good, beautiful, lovely) + ὄψις (ópsis, view).

Noun[edit]

kalopsia (uncountable)

  1. The delusion of things being more beautiful than they are.
    China can bring on serious bouts of kalopsia in otherwise intelligent observers - The Times, April 24 2006