Illusive



[ih-loo-siv] /ɪˈlu sɪv/

adjective
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adj.

“deceptive, illusory,” formed in English 1670s, from stem of illusion + -ive; cf. also illusory.

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  • Illusively

    [ih-loo-siv] /ɪˈlu sɪv/ adjective 1. . adj. “deceptive, illusory,” formed in English 1670s, from stem of illusion + -ive; cf. also illusory.

  • Illusiveness

    [ih-loo-siv] /ɪˈlu sɪv/ adjective 1. . adj. “deceptive, illusory,” formed in English 1670s, from stem of illusion + -ive; cf. also illusory.



  • Illusorily

    [ih-loo-suh-ree, -zuh-] /ɪˈlu sə ri, -zə-/ adjective 1. causing ; deceptive; misleading. 2. of the nature of an ; unreal. /ɪˈluːsərɪ/ adjective 1. producing, produced by, or based on illusion; deceptive or unreal adj. 1590s, from French illusorie, from Late Latin illusorius “ironical, of a mocking character,” from illus-, past participle stem of Latin illudere […]

  • Illusoriness

    [ih-loo-suh-ree, -zuh-] /ɪˈlu sə ri, -zə-/ adjective 1. causing ; deceptive; misleading. 2. of the nature of an ; unreal. /ɪˈluːsərɪ/ adjective 1. producing, produced by, or based on illusion; deceptive or unreal adj. 1590s, from French illusorie, from Late Latin illusorius “ironical, of a mocking character,” from illus-, past participle stem of Latin illudere […]



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