|a scrap or morsel of food left at a meal.|
|an arrangement of five objects, as trees, in a square or rectangle, one at each corner and one in the middle.|
|1.||a mistaken or misleading opinion, idea, belief, etc: he has delusions of grandeur|
|2.||psychiatry illusion See also hallucination a belief held in the face of evidence to the contrary, that is resistant to all reason|
|3.||the act of deluding or state of being deluded|
delusion de·lu·sion (dĭ-l&oomacr;'zhən)
A false belief strongly held in spite of invalidating evidence, especially as a symptom of mental illness.
|delusion (dĭ-l'zhən) Pronunciation Key
A false belief strongly held in spite of invalidating evidence, especially as a symptom of mental illness, as in schizophrenia.