Example sentences for: delusional

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

  • The cover story explains why Jerusalem could be the tripwire for World War III and profiles the delusional extremists who could ignite it: Jewish fanatics who want to retake the Temple Mount by force, Christian apocalypse-awaiters who want to see the temple rebuilt, and seething sheiks who will wage war before ceding authority over the Dome of the Rock.

  • The New York Times ' Janet Maslin is dubious about the casting: "The man who talks to himself and mails long, delusional screeds to strangers is not usually the dreamboat type."

  • The novel, the first by Chuck Palahniuk (the surname sounds like Eskimo for "palooka"--which somehow fits), walks a line between the straight and ironic--it isn't always clear if its glib sociological pronouncements are meant to be taken straight or as the ravings of a delusional mama's boy.

  • He inverts intellectual history, tracing 18 th -century European chimps' fascination with savage humans--Swift's Yahoos being a prime example--and the delusional arrogance with which "Western Civilization ...

  • The Journal editorial "Bonfire of the Presidency" counters the suggestion coming from some quarters that Monica L. has an overactive imagination with the question, "Did a delusional 24-year-old make up the point about perjury not often being prosecuted in civil cases?"


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