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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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granted by the policy's Wildlife Clause could be rendered illusory
Distinctiveness-based illusory correlations have been of great interest in part because of their implications for the formation of social stereotypes (Hamilton & Sherman, 1989).
The present study examines the extent to which illusory superiority exists among soccer fans in judgments of both themselves and their fellow ingroup members in comparison to rival fans.
But by tracking eye movements in eight volunteers, the vision neuroscientists found a different explanation: fast eye movements called "saccades," some of which are microscopic and undetectable by the viewer, drive the illusory motion.
Syrian Consultative Center for Studies and Human Rights: Illusory Organizations were Invented to Stoke Instigation against Syria The Syrian Consultative Center for Studies and Human Rights said that illusory organizations were invented under the pretext of protecting human rights with the aim to further stoke misleading campaigns against Syria, namely the London-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.
Illusory pattern perception is a specific type of cognitive distortion; seeing interrelationships in meaningless static.
The negotiations between the government and labor trade unions over the unions' demands for salary increases and social benefits amounted to an "illusory battle," said Sateh Noureddin, managing editor of the leftist newspaper AS SAFIR.
provides an intriguing anthology of Bogle's latest thinking on how numbers and financial ideas deceive us, analyzing the fall of our financial system and how to identify illusory numbers rather than basic values.
The adventure of fabricating illusory sequences of adjectives is fraught with near misses (which are, of course, really "near hits").
"It is illusory to believe that he will be ready to face Denmark."
We trumpeted this as the beginning of a megabrand turnaround, but this seems to have been illusory. In the SymphonyIRI convenience numbers for the most recent period, the four weeks ending May 16th (see SymphonyIRI convenience charts on pages 3 and 4) the trends are back to where they were, with ABI and MillerCoors convenience numbers still lagging.
JRS asserts that the solicitation is defective because it reserves to the agency the right to award two requirements-type contracts, which JRS contends would render illusory the consideration necessary for an enforceable requirements contract.