Translation of delusion in Spanish:

delusion

error, n.

Pronunciation: /dɪˈluːʒ(ə)n//dəˈluʒən/

noun

  • 1

    • 1.1

      (mistaken idea) error masculine
      (vain hope) falsa ilusión feminine
      she 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.

    • 1.2Psychology

      idea delirante feminine
      he 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.