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self-deceiving

[self-di-see-ving, self-] /ˈsɛlf dɪˈsi vɪŋ, ˌsɛlf-/
adjective
1.
subject to self-deception; tending to deceive or fool oneself:
a self-deceiving person.
2.
used in deceiving oneself, especially in justifying a false belief, a morally reprehensible act, or the like:
a self-deceiving argument.
Origin
1605-1615
1605-15
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  • It should come as no surprise that people are self-deceiving.
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