Given to or believing or fancying mistaken notions about oneself.
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The statements of Qatari Foreign Minister Shaikh Mohammad Bin Abdul Rahman Al Thani, in response to the 13-point list of demands of the quartet, are nothing but self-deceiving.
Ukraine, Washington's "most daring attempt at 'regime change' since righteous Clintonians invented this self-deceiving euphemism in the 1990s, has come to six-figure casualties, mass deprivation, a divided nation and a wrecked economy," the journalist notes.
Shout despite the self-deceiving silence of conformists
In a satisfying final hand, we fear for the self-deceiving duo as reality threatens to deal the cards.
It is self-deceiving to believe the recapture of Mosul or other Sunni cities by the government will be welcomed by the terrified local inhabitants.
But was ocial, devolved Wales likely to raise even a whisper of celebration for the very inverse of the benignly infantile Rev Eli Jenkins, the aable soul of a self-deceiving people?
In other words, we are living in a self-deceiving world all the time.
They're too vile, self-deceiving, lowly, fallen, "human.
It resides rather in the West's cultural narcissism and self-deceiving belief that it had bestowed on 'lesser breeds' the priceless gift of Western 'civilization'.
ISLAMABAD -- President Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Nawaz Sharif Thursday stated his party will fight any conspiracy of delaying general elections for one year and termed it as self-deceiving act.
Instead Spectres gives, in its chillingly self-deceiving protagonist, a damning portrait of postcolonial Belgium as a nation that treats its colonial history as simply a dynastic one, another chapter in the royal annals.
In a country, where public sector spending on education remained below three percent during its existence of 64 years, the idea of seven percent spending is not only preposterous but self-deceiving too.