Definition Of deludes


impose a misleading belief upon (someone); deceive; fool.

too many theorists have deluded the public

Example Of deludes

  • 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 found it strange that for such a great news site you obviously have so many deluded readers!

  • I let her go without deluding her; it seemed to be the kindest thing to do, to let her continue to believe that I too had found someone else.

  • I say this in order that no one may delude you with plausible arguments.

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