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 “mock at,” literally “to play with,” from assimilated form of in- “at, upon” (see in- (2)) + ludere “to play” (see ludicrous).

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