In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1masculine errorfeminine falsa ilusiónshe clung to the delusion that ... — se aferraba a la vana ilusión de que ...
- they're laboring under the delusion that they're going to get compensation — se creen que los van a indemnizar (y están en un error)
- Is this for real, or just a delusion on my part?
- Such a grandiose delusion is common to the consideration of an insanity defense.
- He has grandiose delusions and does not want to stay in hospital.
- No talk show host or publisher invited them to share their delusions with the world.
- He was a realistic man who harbored no delusions about immortality.
- LSD can induce a psychotic state with paranoid delusions that can last for months.
- Is it all a mass delusion, or is there something to it all.
- Psychotic patients may have paranoid delusions about their food, leading to reduced intake.
- In other words, this was another sensational example of what sociologists call collective delusions.
- The doctors had been aware that he harboured violent delusions.
- What did they call it when two people shared a delusion?
- Narcissism is a noxious mental disease that leads people to grandiose delusions.
- Schizophrenia, a biological disorder of the brain, is characterised by delusions, hallucinations and thought disorders.
- Psychotic delusions, say of being invincible, are a common element of mania.
- In the paranoid form of this disorder, they develop delusions of persecution or personal grandeur.
- I think I mentioned somewhere that delusions are visions of realities not yet activated.
- In some non-Western cultures, schizophrenic delusions single out the person as spiritually gifted.
- The rise of psychoanalysis did much to validate the contents of mental symptoms, including delusions.
- Many are filled with hate and delusions of superiority; some are actually psychotic.
1.2Psychologyidea delirante femininehe suffers from delusions / the delusion that he is Napoleon — se cree Napoleón
- he has delusions of grandeur — tiene delirios de grandeza
2formal(act of deluding)engaño masculine
- This is one of the first steps he takes towards differentiating between delusion and fact.
- The collapse of idea in Europe may yet be the event that will snap Britain awake from a 30-year delusion.
- The rest of us play along, but no one is fooled by this necessary delusion.
- It took me 15 years to realise that it was a tragic, sickly delusion.
- So many of us live in a life of delusion, of separation, of selfishness and of loneliness.
- What is deceit or delusion, and what is genuine in this movement?
- Now mass delusion is not necessarily a bad thing.
- In short, the evidence points more towards hoaxing and delusion than real discovery.
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