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Definition of Illusion

Illusion

  1. An unreal image presented to the bodily or mental vision; a deceptive appearance; a false show; mockery; hallucination.
  2. Hence: Anything agreeably fascinating and charning; enchantment; witchery; glamour.
  3. A sensation originated by some external object, but so modified as in any way to lead to an erroneous perception; as when the rolling of a wagon is mistaken for thunder.
  4. A plain, delicate lace, usually of silk, used for veils, scarfs, dresses, etc.

Illusion Quotations

We're born alone, we live alone, we die alone. Only through our love and friendship can we create the illusion for the moment that we're not alone.
Orson Welles

The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place. - George Bernard Shaw
The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place.
George Bernard Shaw

I like coffee because it gives me the illusion that I might be awake.
Lewis Black

When you look in the mirror, what do you see? Do you see the real you, or what you have been conditioned to believe is you? The two are so, so different. One is an infinite consciousness capable of being and creating whatever it chooses, the other is an illusion imprisoned by its own perceived and programmed limitations.
David Icke

A system of morality which is based on relative emotional values is a mere illusion, a thoroughly vulgar conception which has nothing sound in it and nothing true.
Socrates
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Illusion Translations

illusion in Danish is indbildning
illusion in Dutch is drogbeeld, begoocheling, illusie
illusion in French is illusion
illusion in Italian is illusione
illusion in Norwegian is villfarelse, illusjon
illusion in Swedish is inbillning, synvilla

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