[ih-loo-zhuh-ner-ee] /ɪˈlu ʒəˌnɛr i/
of, relating to, or characterized by ; deceptive; misleading.
1886, from illusion + -ary.
[ih-loo-zhuh-ner-ee] /ɪˈlu ʒəˌnɛr i/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or characterized by ; deceptive; misleading. adj. 1886, from illusion + -ary.
[ih-loo-zhuh-niz-uh m] /ɪˈlu ʒəˌnɪz əm/ noun 1. a technique of using pictorial methods in order to deceive the eye. Compare . 2. Philosophy. a theory or doctrine that the material world is an . /ɪˈluːʒəˌnɪzəm/ noun 1. (philosophy) the doctrine that the external world exists only in illusory sense perceptions 2. the use of highly […]
[ih-loo-zhuh n] /ɪˈlu ʒən/ noun 1. something that deceives by producing a false or misleading impression of reality. 2. the state or condition of being deceived; misapprehension. 3. an instance of being deceived. 4. Psychology. a perception, as of visual stimuli (optical illusion) that represents what is perceived in a way different from the way […]
[ih-loo-zhuh-nist] /ɪˈlu ʒə nɪst/ noun 1. a conjurer or magician who creates , as by sleight of hand. 2. an adherent of illusionism. /ɪˈluːʒənɪst/ noun 1. a person given to illusions; visionary; dreamer 2. (philosophy) a person who believes in illusionism 3. an artist who practises illusionism 4. a conjuror; magician n. “conjurer, magic act […]