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WISHFUL THINKING

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does wishful thinking mean? 

WISHFUL THINKING (noun)
  The noun WISHFUL THINKING has 1 sense:

1. the illusion that what you wish for is actually true

  Familiarity information: WISHFUL THINKING used as a noun is very rare.


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WISHFUL THINKING (noun)


Sense 1wishful thinking [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The illusion that what you wish for is actually true

Classified under:

Nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents

Hypernyms ("wishful thinking" is a kind of...):

fancy; fantasy; illusion; phantasy (something many people believe that is false)


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