Example sentences for: delusions

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

  • To view the large, multifaceted exhibit of his work at MoMA is at once exhilarating and poignant--exhilarating because of the nearly 20 years of unabating discovery, astounding energy, and constant renewal at its heart; poignant because the main inspiration for the work was a ladderlike series of delusions that inevitably toppled Rodchenko into the void.

  • It said, "The Berlin Reichstag parliament has been rebuilt, all glass and mirrors, to discourage delusions of grandeur and infuse old Prussian authoritarian style with a taste of Bonn-inspired transparency.

  • In no other advanced country is the elite so willing to let fine phrases overrule hard thinking, to reject the lessons of experience in favor of delusions of grandeur.

  • Wittes et al reported a remarkable challenge-rechallenge experiment where a healthy male geologist took both his third and his fourth weekly mefloquine tablet together with half a bottle of whisky, and on both occasions experienced acute paranoid delusions, depression and suicidal ideation; a fellow geologist who shared the same whisky bottle (and who was taking no antimalaria medication) experienced no such effects.

  • Artaud's art is insidious; its penetration of what we know is so acute, its lucidity so much the equal of its delusion, that deciding where the one leaves off and the other begins can seem merely a measure of our own delusions.


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