Example sentences for: deluded

How can you use “deluded” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • ABC's pre-interview hype depicted Lewinsky as a smitten, deluded romantic.

  • ) Steve Forbes' is monomaniacal and deluded.

  • For the benefit of the uninitiated let me say that lawyers, deluded or not, overwhelmingly believe that with the exception of constitutions and of statutes enacted by legislatures (and rules under them), precedent is what the law is made of in the United States; that the law existed before written language in the tradition of “customs that runneth not to the contrary’ and continues to thrive in the printed decisions; that the statutes themselves remain unsettled until rounded out by precedent; that precedents may become so venerable as to become platitudes but may also be as fresh as the undried ink on today's appellate court decision; and that when a lawyer searches for as recent a decision as he can find, in a jurisdiction as near as possible, on facts as close to his client's case as possible, never overruled or modified, and pronouncing the law as clearly as possible, he is doing what he should be doing and might well be guilty of malpractice for failing to do so.

  • Abandoned by Mohammed Atassi, Ann Stevenson joined her magnificently deluded mother, Adele, in a compensatory fantasy of escape and renewal.

  • It is merely a way of signaling status, even if we've deluded ourselves into thinking it's not.


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