Adjective "illusive" definition and examples

Pronunciation

/ɪˈluːsɪv/

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Definitions and examples

adjective

Deceptive; illusory.
  1. 'At this dream workshop in Pennsylvania, people learn how to remember, even influence those illusive nightly visions.'

Definitions

1. illusory.

More examples(as adjective)

"notions can be illusive in months."

"departments can be illusive."

"spies can be illusive."

"notions can be illusive."

"interests can be illusive."

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Origin

Early 17th century: from medieval Latin illusivus, from Latin illus- ‘mocked’, from the verb illudere (see illusion).