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illusory

adjective casuistic, casuistical, chimerical, conjuring, counterfeit, deceiving, deceptive, deluding, fabricated, fallacious, false, falsus, fancied, fanciful, fatuitous, feigned, fictitious, hatched, illusive, imaginary, imagined, insidious, insubstantial, invented, misleading, mythic, mythological, not true, phantasmal, pretended, sophistic, sophistical, suppositional, tenuous, tricky, unactual, unauthentic, unsubstantial, unsupportable, vanus, visionary
Associated concepts: illusory agreement, illusory appointtent, illusory contract, illusory promise, illusory transfer, illusory trust
Foreign phrases: Judicium non debet esse illusorium; suum effectum habere debet.A judgment ought not to be illusory; it ought to have its proper effect.
See also: artificial, deceptive, delusive, fallacious, fictitious, insubstantial, nonexistent, ostensible, quixotic, specious, tenuous
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Distinctiveness-based illusory correlations have been of great interest in part because of their implications for the formation of social stereotypes (Hamilton & Sherman, 1989).
Illusory superiority items devised for the present study included six soccer-related items (passionate about soccer; tactical knowledge; awareness of media reports of soccer; knowledge of your club; supportive of your club through thick and thin; knowledge of soccer laws) and six soccer-unrelated items (awareness of media reports of non-sport issues; physical attractiveness; honesty with money; intelligence; enthusiasm for life; loyal to friends).
The task was designed to measure how lacking control and situation valance affected participants' perceptions of illusory patterns, where images never existed.
In our cobbling together of illusory patterns for irregular verbs, we have adhered to three rubrics:
In a nutshell: Christopher Nolan's fragmentary, illusory story of two rival magicians brought down by obsession.
It wrote, "The right to silence would be illusory if the decision not to speak to the police could be used by the Crown as evidence of guilt .
But at the time, Hoover Institution researcher Thomas Gale Moore promptly predicted that those expectations were completely illusory, based upon Reagan's performance during his eight years as governor.
Under New York law, courts can scrutinize language in an insurance contract that might tender a contract illusory and, "foreclos[e] an insured from coverage for precisely the damages he reasonably thought himself insured" (Slayko v.
Platt easily moves from English to French, from young to old, from grandmother to daughter to granddaughter, giving the book the illusory feeling of the loss of memory.
org), combines lightning-fast movement with 3D animations, illusory, lighting and clever lattice panel set designs-all serving to tantalize audiences in a sensory maelstrom.
Unfortunately, this fundamental of the business is often overlooked for short-term, illusory market-share goals.
an antidote to the inconsistency and illusory nature of the images that assault us from all directions'.