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Synonyms for illusory
ɪˈlu sə ri, -zə-il·lu·so·ry

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  1. illusive, illusoryadjective

    based on or having the nature of an illusion

    "illusive hopes of finding a better job"; "Secret activities offer presidents the alluring but often illusory promise that they can achieve foreign policy goals without the bothersome debate and open decision that are staples of democracy"

    Synonyms:
    illusive

    Antonyms:
    existent, real

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  1. illusoryadjective

    Synonyms:
    deceptive, deceitful, delusive, fallacious

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How to use illusory in a sentence?

  1. Joseph Conrad:

    Illusory joy is often worth more than genuine sorrow.

  2. Margie Patel:

    Liquidity is illusory for most bonds, the only time you need it is when you can't get it.

  3. Alexander Solzhenitsyn:

    Do not pursue what is illusory - property and position all that is gained at the expense of your nerves decade after decade and can be confiscated in one fell night. Live with a steady superiority over life - don't be afraid of misfortune, and do not yearn after happiness it is after all, all the same the bitter doesn't last forever, and the sweet never fills the cup to overflowing.

  4. European Council:

    Even if the hope for a final success may seem frail, even illusory, and although Brexit fatigue is increasingly visible and justified, we cannot give up seeking until the very last moment a positive solution.

  5. John Cornyn:

    Any future promise (of wall money) is illusory at best.


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