Delusion and Distortion


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Delusion noun – A false idea or belief.
Usage example: he appears to suffer from the delusion that he's the best reporter in the business

Distortion and delusion are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Distortion" instead a noun "Delusion".
Nearby Words: delude, delusive, delusory, deluded, deluding
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Distortion noun – The twisting of something out of its natural or normal shape or condition.
Delusion and distortion are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Delusion" instead a noun "Distortion".
Nearby Words: distort, distorted, distorting, distorter, distortionless
Synonyms for Distortion

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similar similar delusion similar distortion
permanent permanent delusion permanent distortion
less less delusion less distortion
outright outright delusion outright distortion
Other adjectives: occasional.
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