Meaning of “deceptive” in the English Dictionary

"deceptive" in British English

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deceptiveadjective

uk /dɪˈsep.tɪv/ us /dɪˈsep.tɪv/
deceptively
adverb uk /dɪˈsep.tɪv.li/ us /dɪˈsep.tɪv.li/

The plan seemed deceptively simple (= it seemed simple but was not).
deceptiveness
noun [ U ] uk /dɪˈsep.tɪv.nəs/ us /dɪˈsep.tɪv.nəs/

(Definition of “deceptive” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)