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Illusion Il*lu"sion, n. [F. illusion, L. illusio, fr. illudere, illusum, to illude. See Illude.] 1. An unreal image presented to the bodily or mental vision; a deceptive appearance; a false show; mockery; hallucination. To cheat the eye with blear illusions. --Milton. 2. Hence: Anything agreeably fascinating and charning; enchantment; witchery; glamour. Ye soft illusions, dear deceits, arise! --Pope. 3. (Physiol.) 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. Note: Some modern writers distinguish between an illusion and hallucination, regarding the former as originating with some external object, and the latter as having no objective occasion whatever. 4. A plain, delicate lace, usually of silk, used for veils, scarfs, dresses, etc. Syn: Delusion; mockery; deception; chimera; fallacy. See Delusion. Illusion, Delusion. Illusion refers particularly to errors of the sense; delusion to false hopes or deceptions of the mind. An optical deception is an illusion; a false opinion is a delusion. --E. Edwards.


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- an illusion is a distortion of the sense s, revealing how the brain normally organizes and interprets sensory stimulation. illusions
- an optical illusion (also called a visual illusion) is characterized by visually perceived images that differ from objective reality.
- art that entertains audiences by staging tricks or creating illusion s of seemingly impossible or supernatural feats using natural means.
- 'as a magician creates a magical illusion by the force of magic, and the illusion produces another illusion, in the same way the agent is
- an auditory illusion is an illusion of hearing , the aural equivalent of an optical illusion : the listener hears either sounds which are
- due to illusion's policy, its games are not intended to be sold or used outside of japan, and official support is only given in japanese
- illusion were a british band formed in 1977. they released two albums, out of the mist and illusion on island records. their music was
- illusion: illusion. ability to alter or deceive the perceptions of another. can be sensory, a light or sound-based effect, or an alteration of
- the illusion series, known in japan as i love mickey mouse, is a series of platforming video game s licensed by disney and developed/
- illusion was a 1971 album by progressive rock band renaissance . it was originally released only in germany and did not receive a wider


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