Example sentences for: delusion

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

  • For another, a certain amount of bicameral delusion has seeped over from America.

  • The great delusion in the way the media write about vertical integration is the assumption that merging two companies makes it economically sensible for one to sell its products to the other below the price that it could charge in the marketplace.

  • The diasporan ideal depends on the delusion that Americans can reverse the cross-contamination of our cultures, our bloodlines, and our psyches--that if we dream hard enough, we might return to a prelapsarian state of pure identity.

  • So let us note: James Joyce's novel is Finnegans Wake (1939), not “Finnegan's,” E. M. Forster's is Howards End (1910) (another house name, by the way), not “Howard's,” and, a potential double delusion, Shakespeare's famous play is Love's Labour's Lost (1598), with two apostrophes.

  • But it's still true, and imagining that low wages and poor working conditions are realities imposed upon developing countries by the United States is a delusion that makes understanding the actual operations of the WTO impossible.


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