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Definition of "illusive" []

  • Illusory. (adjective)
  • Producing, produced by, or based on illusion; deceptive or unreal (adjective)

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Use "illusive" in a sentence
  • "Besides all this, they are exceedingly valuable as providing us with that general sense of religion, vague and illusive, which is deeper than all dogma."
  • "PS -- Yes, it's supposed to be "illusive" as in "illusory," as opposed to"
  • "Worse, panelists seemed at a loss in terms of how to better grasp or measure engagement, which is a notoriously "illusive" concept, said Charley Shoemaker, director of video measurement products at Nielsen Online."