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!

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