Synonyms of illusion in English:

illusion


See definition of illusion

noun

1‘I was under no illusion about the difficulty of my job’

SYNONYMS

delusion, misapprehension, misconception, deception, false impression, mistaken impression

fantasy, dream, chimera, fool's paradise, self-deception, castles in the air, castles in Spain

fallacy, error, misjudgement, fancy

2‘the lighting helps to increase the illusion of depth’

SYNONYMS

appearance, impression, imitation, semblance, pretence, sham

false appearance, deceptive appearance, deception, misperception

rare simulacrum

ANTONYMS

reality

3‘the magical illusion is created using mirrors, lights, and paint’

SYNONYMS

mirage, hallucination, apparition, phantasm, phantom, vision, spectre, fantasy, figment of the imagination, will-o'-the-wisp, trick of the light

ignis fatuus

4‘he is keen to dispel any impression that his illusions are achieved using TV trickery’

SYNONYMS

magic trick, conjuring trick, trick, deception

magic, conjuring, sleight of hand, legerdemain, trickery