Meaning of “delusion” in the English Dictionary

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delusionnoun [ C ]

us /dɪˈlu·ʒən/

something a person believes and wants to be true, when it is actually not true:

[ C ] We have no delusions that these kids are going to play pro basketball, but they are having fun.

(Definition of “delusion” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)