Synonyms of illusion in English:

illusion


See definition of illusion

noun

1‘I was under no illusion about the difficulty of my job’

SYNONYMS
delusion, misapprehension, misconception, deception, false impression, mistaken impression
fantasy, dream, chimera, fool's paradise, self-deception, castles in the air, castles in Spain
fallacy, error, misjudgement, fancy

2‘the lighting helps to increase the illusion of depth’

SYNONYMS
appearance, impression, imitation, semblance, pretence, sham
false appearance, deceptive appearance, deception, misperception
rare simulacrum
ANTONYMS

reality

3‘the magical illusion is created using mirrors, lights, and paint’

SYNONYMS
mirage, hallucination, apparition, phantasm, phantom, vision, spectre, fantasy, figment of the imagination, will-o'-the-wisp, trick of the light
ignis fatuus

4‘he is keen to dispel any impression that his illusions are achieved using TV trickery’

SYNONYMS
magic trick, conjuring trick, trick, deception
magic, conjuring, sleight of hand, legerdemain, trickery