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illusory

(i-loo′sŏ-rē) [L. illusorius, mocking, ironic]
Pert. to or causing an illusion; misleading; deceptive.
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These people do not try to find happiness in religious contemplation, in social interaction, and spiritual experiences, but illusorily believe in happiness-seeking via consumption.
The book is at risk of dissolving its history of moments of encounter and its poignant handling of the crucial moment of the voice into the timeless, illusorily shared present of a Great Conversation.
They found that slow brain waves called theta oscillations, which are involved in encoding boundaries of sounds, were suppressed during an interruption in a sound when that sound was illusorily restored.
It is another version of the hypostatization of self that Buddhist metaphysics has long been at pains to refute; denying intersubjectivity implies a self illusorily distinct from the world which it objectifies in a reductionism of "being," or "the Same," and appropriates to its own (Same) ends.
The result of the visual experience is that the subject illusorily believes s/he is looking at him/herself.
i]) becomes the one that is currently perceived (and illusorily considered as unique) by the observer.
29) Whereas "figural" narrative situation is the mode when narration illusorily appears as non-mediated, "the narrative conveys the illusion of unmediated access to the main protagonist's mind and there is no foregrounded narrator persona," (30) but a character in the novel "who thinks, feels and perceives, but does not speak to the reader like a narrator.