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DELUSIONS OF GRANDEUR

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does delusions of grandeur mean? 

DELUSIONS OF GRANDEUR (noun)
  The noun DELUSIONS OF GRANDEUR has 1 sense:

1. a delusion (common in paranoia) that you are much greater and more powerful and influential than you really are

  Familiarity information: DELUSIONS OF GRANDEUR used as a noun is very rare.


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DELUSIONS OF GRANDEUR (noun)


Sense 1delusions of grandeur [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A delusion (common in paranoia) that you are much greater and more powerful and influential than you really are

Classified under:

Nouns denoting stable states of affairs

Hypernyms ("delusions of grandeur" is a kind of...):

delusion; psychotic belief ((psychology) an erroneous belief that is held in the face of evidence to the contrary)

Holonyms ("delusions of grandeur" is a part of...):

megalomania (a psychological state characterized by delusions of grandeur)


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