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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.
Utopian stories of Muhammed Yunus's bringing his magic to Arkansas, of South Shore Bank's revitalizing the south side of Chicago, and of the transformative "miracles" of compound interest and financial innovation were staples of the illusorily prosperous Clinton years.
Recall that in the presidential address mentioned earlier, austerity is located at the site of the oikos, the household, which is only ever illusorily presented as being detached or distant from the marketplace of "high" finance.
What stabilizes this confusion, however illusorily, or rather, what permits its ultimate disavowal, is the spectacular and yet overwhelmingly stereotypical nature of the deviance of Frere Gorgias.
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.