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self-deception

noun [U] uk   /ˌself.dɪˈsep.ʃən/ us  
the act of hiding the truth from yourself: His claim to be an important and unjustly neglected painter is sheer self-deception - he's no good at all.
Translations of “self-deception”
in Chinese (Traditional) 自欺欺人…
in Chinese (Simplified) 自欺欺人…
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