Definition of delusive:
null, misleading, deluding, untrue, trifling, faux, deceiving, idle, fictive, useless, fictitious, inconstant, unreal, trivial, futile, mistaken, vapid, pretended, hallucinatory, chimeric, abortive, deceitful, dreamlike, put on, illusory, specious, delusory, unsatisfying, simulated, unserviceable, phantasmal, off-key, fake, beguiling, deceptive, unsubstantial, empty, false, unrealistic, unimportant, ineffectual, profitless, worthless, sham, vain, nugatory, phantasmic, phantasmagoric, chimerical, imitation, sour, bootless, fallacious, unavailing, delusory, shadowy, assumed, visionary, honest, unprofitable, fruitless, illusive, baseless, real.
The Character of Shamela, will make young Gentlemen wary how they take the most fatal Step both to themselves and Families, by youthful, hasty and improper Matches; indeed, they may assure themselves, that all Such Prospects of Happiness are vain and delusive, and that they sacrifice all the solid Comforts of their Lives, to a very transient Satisfaction of a Passion, which how hot so ever it be, will be soon cooled; and when cooled, will afford them nothing but Repentance.- "An Apology for the Life of Mrs. Shamela Andrews", Conny Keyber.
- "A Knight Of The Nineteenth Century", E. P. Roe.
- "The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. VIII. (of 12)", Edmund Burke.