Definition of 'delude'
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He would have been dismissed as a deluded fool had he done that in early August. The Sun (2013)I think that deluded his mind. Times, Sunday Times (2013)I have been a deluded fool. Times, Sunday Times (2011)But this was not about them; in his deluded mind, it was about him. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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Used Occasionally. delude is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'delude'
British English: delude VERB
If you delude yourself, you let yourself believe that something is true, even though it is not true.
The president was deluding himself if he thought he was safe from such action.
Definition of delude from the Collins English Dictionary
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