Translation of delusive in Spanish:


ilusorio, adj.

Pronunciation /dəˈlusɪv/ /dɪˈluːsɪv/

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    (illusory) ilusorio
    (misleading) engañoso
    • Perceptions can be delusive, especially when core beliefs are at stake.
    • Scientific truth is always paradox, if judged by everyday experience, which catches only the delusive nature of things.
    • But we should be clear that we are doing so for reasons of justice and not in the delusive hope of greater security.
    • Pop is about the glorious effusive, delusive Now, isn't it?
    • Wednesday's win was a pleasing, restorative result at a time when it was badly needed, but it would be delusive to read too much into it.
    • Fredric Jameson's 1981 lecture, ‘Postmodernism and Consumer Society,’ sheds some light on Wideman's portrayal of ghetto experience as delusive.
    • In each episode, he illustrates that the erasure of human history is both an elusive and delusive act, propelled by the desperate illusion that there is no consequence to one's actions.
    • It was not only delusive but dangerous, for it lulled the public into a false sense of security.
    • Ethics without science is at best uninformed and at worst delusive, while science without ethics is at best suspect and at worst downright dangerous.
    • However, as hard as she tried, her attempts were delusive.
    • The process is delusive and insufficient, exactly in proportion as the subject-matter of the observation is special and limited in extent.
    • A figurative pat on the head is worthless if youthful naivete is allowed to grow and flourish in a delusive psyche.
    • In my elimination of delusive thoughts, my conscious mind believes that my past delusions were wrong.
    • Thus we can have common-sense knowledge while not knowing that we are not having the delusive experience of a brain-in-a-vat.
    • A cat's vast sense of entitlement may be delusive but at least it's honest.
    • They brought back piquantly appropriate or delusive answers, piquant enough to condemn the stories.