Definition Of delude
impose a misleading belief upon (someone); deceive; fool.
too many theorists have deluded the public
Example Of delude
And having read the deludedly self-important and crass drivel which prompted it, I thought I'd add my voice to the others who agree with you.
But I never let my personal loyalties delude me into thinking that the determination of winners is anything but arbitrary.
But yours is the soul of a poet: surely you are not deluded by this triumphalist charade?
I always know because there's a little delay on the line since my deluder is making several calls at once.
I found it strange that for such a great news site you obviously have so many deluded readers!