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Sample sentences for the GRE study word delusion

delusion can be used as a noun

1."Great God--what delusion has come over m. - from Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
2.It was an innocent delusion which could harm no one. - from Around the World in 80 Days by Jules Verne
3.I know them to have been as honestly under my delusion as I myself. - from Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
4."But," he answered, "I want him to talk of himself and of his delusion as to consuming live things. - from Dracula by Bram Stoker
5."Voules," I said, "are you under the delusion that I'm going to be Queen of the May You've called me early all right. - from My Man Jeeves by P. G. Wodehouse
6.Charles Darnay, alone in a cell, had sustained himself with no flattering delusion since he came to it from the Tribunal. - from A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens
7."Misteh Stuhk," he said at last, "I been steddyin' it oveh, and I about come to the delusion that I needs a good po'k-chop. - from The Best American Humorous Short Stories by Various
8.At this very moment he was delighted with his delusion about me in that respect. - from The Romance of Lust by Anonymous
9.He abandoned that attempt on the first day, and resolved merely to keep himself always before him, as a silent protest against the delusion into which he had fallen, or was falling. - from A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens
10.It may be that the primal source of all those pictorial delusions will be found among the oldest Hindoo, Egyptian, and Grecian sculptures. - from Moby Dick; or The Whale by Herman Melville
11.And many have made a trade of delusions and false miracles, deceiving the stupid multitude. - from The Notebooks of Leonardo Da Vinci, Complete by Leonardo Da Vinci
12.The more they are instructed, the less liable they are to the delusions of enthusiasm and superstition, which, among ignorant nations frequently occasion the most dreadful disorders. - from An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith

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