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Definition of Make-Believe

Make-Believe

  1. A feigning to believe, as in the play of children; a mere pretense; a fiction; an invention.
  2. Feigned; insincere.

Make-Believe Quotations

If you live a life of make-believe, your life isn't worth anything until you do something that does challenge your reality. And to me, sailing the open ocean is a real challenge, because it's life or death.
Morgan Freeman

It is a career of make-believe, of masks. We all have masks in life.
Judd Nelson

Some people have a difficult time facing truth and reality. They prefer to live in a make-believe world, pretending that certain things aren't happening.
Joyce Meyer

The ability to suspend reality and go into a make-believe world can be really, really difficult if there's something really big going on.
Rupert Penry-Jones

Zombies, vampires, Frankenstein's monster, robots, Wolfman - all of this stuff was really popular in the '50s. Robots are the only one of those make-believe monsters that have become real. They are really in our lives in a meaningful way. That's pretty fascinating to me.
Daniel H. Wilson
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Make-Believe Translations

make-believe in German is weismachen
make-believe in Spanish is simulado