Definition of "deceiving" []

  • To mislead by deliberate misrepresentation or lies (verb)
  • To delude (oneself) (verb)
  • To be unfaithful to (one's sexual partner) (verb)
  • To disappoint (verb)
  • Present participle of deceive. (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "deceiving" in a sentence
  • "God with any untruth; but what he calls deceiving, was only the concealing from him, when he accepted of the prophetical commission, the greatness of the evils which the execution of that commission was to bring upon him."
  • "Fourth, "self-deceiving" is the name of the game, isn't it?"
  • "The pastor of Maxcy's former church notified me that Maxcy had gone before the congregation and confessed his guilt in deceiving the public and his family for many years."