Example sentences for: delusional

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

  • Activists grasp for another flamboyant mogul--Donald Trump, perhaps--to replace Ross Perot, while a bunch of delusional nuts promote their own candidacies for the party's presidential nomination.

  • 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 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?"

  • As Saturday Night Live skits-turned-movies go, this one "makes The Blues Brothers look like Kurosawa" (Susan Wlosczyna, USA Today ). A three minute skit about two pathetically eager "delusional poseurs" (Tamara Ikenberg, the Baltimore Sun ) who'll do anything to get into the Roxbury nightclub, is now an hour and a half of the same, which wears thin by the end.

  • I find it absurd that he could ever have settled into life with his new family (especially a certifiably crazy mother) with no scars, growing into a happy, snub-nosed, uncomplicated adolescent instead of, say, the delusional momma's-boy assassin of Six Ways to Sunday --or, for that matter, a vaguely unstable wannabe movie critic.

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