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Noun: illusion  i'loo-zhun
  1. An erroneous mental representation
    - semblance
     
  2. Something that many people believe but is false
    "they have the illusion that I am very wealthy";
    - fantasy, phantasy [archaic], fancy
     
  3. The act of deluding; deception by creating illusory ideas
    - delusion, head game
     
  4. An illusory feat; considered magical by naive observers
    - magic trick, conjuring trick, trick, magic, legerdemain, conjuration, thaumaturgy, deception

Sounds like: Eyck, sion, elusion, allu

Derived forms: illusions

Type of: appearance, deceit, deception, dissembling, dissimulation, misconception, performance

Encyclopedia: Illusion