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il·lu·so·ry

 (ĭ-lo͞o′sə-rē, -zə-rē)
adj.
Produced by, based on, or having the nature of an illusion; deceptive: an illusory belief that their finances would improve.

illusory

(ɪˈluːsərɪ) or

illusive

adj
producing, produced by, or based on illusion; deceptive or unreal
ilˈlusorily, ilˈlusively adv
ilˈlusoriness, ilˈlusiveness n
Usage: Illusive is sometimes wrongly used where elusive is meant: they fought hard, but victory remained elusive (not illusive)

il•lu•so•ry

(ɪˈlu sə ri, -zə-)

adj.
1. causing illusion; deceptive; misleading.
2. like an illusion; unreal.
[1590–1600; < Late Latin illūsōrius=illūd(ere) to mock, ridicule (see illusion) + -tōrius -tory1]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.illusory - 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"
unreal - lacking in reality or substance or genuineness; not corresponding to acknowledged facts or criteria; "ghosts and other unreal entities"; "unreal propaganda serving as news"

illusory

illusive

illusory

adjective
1. Of, relating to, or in the nature of an illusion; lacking reality:
2. Tending to lead one into error:
3. Tending to deceive; of the nature of an illusion:
Translations
illusorius
iluzoriu

illusory

[ɪˈluːsəri] adjillusoire

illusory

a. ilusorio-a, rel. a la ilusión.
References in classic literature ?
The secret of the illusoriness is in the necessity of a succession of moods or objects.
Seen from the proper angle, this piece invites one to plunge into the illusoriness of what Flynt takes to be the Necker cube's "logically impossible space," an effect no less transcendent than that of any James Turrell.
The illusoriness of the problem of violation of the causality principle in SR and, hence, that of prohibition of motion with superluminal velocity have been found.
In this way, he acknowledges the illusoriness of his translations' translucency.
As a hermeneutics of suspicion, deconstruction aims to unmask the merely apparent, to uncover the bankruptcy of all metaphysics, the illusoriness of the whole tradition of western intellectual thought, because it is founded on a faith in language and a theology of meaning.
As a coda to the book, he draws on contemporary interpretations of quantum theory and Buddhist logics of illusoriness to propose a move beyond materialist, closed frameworks, towards openness to possibility and a weaning away from the search for a reified "world.