HyperDic: illusory

English > 1 sense of the word illusory:
ADJECTIVEallillusory, illusivebased on or having the nature of an illusion / illusion
illusory > pronunciation
Rhymesaccessory ... worry: 201 rhymes with eriy...
English > illusory: 1 sense > adjective 1
MeaningBased on or having the nature of an illusion / illusion.
Example "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"
Broaderunreallacking in reality or substance or genuineness
Nounsillusionsomething many people believe that is false / false

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