Illusions Sentence Examples
He had no false illusions, though.
Structural illusions are caused by the effects of heat waves, rain, snow, sleet, or other visual obscurants.
In French hear, malheur, heureux, malheureux, are all derived from the Latin augurium; the expression ne sous une mauvaise etoile, born under an evil star, corresponds (with the change of toile into astre) to the word malotru, in ProvenÃ§al malastrue; and son dtoile polit, his star grows pale, belongs to the same class of illusions.
No attempt is made by those around her either to preserve or to break her illusions.
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David Blaine is known for his amazing illusions.
Horn, who was left partially paralyzed by the tiger attack, reportedly needed the aid of his longtime partner Siegfried Fischbacher on stage as they performed their various illusions.
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Brendgen, Mara, et al. "Is There a Dark Side of Positive Illusions?
Many dancers have chosen to interpret the choreographic idea as more of a "shedding of illusions" or revealing the true self.
The side swept bang adds the bonus of creating visual illusions and balancing facial features.
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Think Tank challenges children to think in new and exciting ways through math games, puzzles, riddles, and optical illusions.
Theories and speculations abound, from voices of the dead to auditory illusions, but not a single theory explains every case that comes along.
In these examples, scientists used visual illusions and physical sensations to "trick" the mind into believing that it existed within a body other than its own.
The paints can be layered, or used individually of one another to create multicolored illusions.
While Dean held out no illusions of leading the pack through the mountains, after turning out 73 miles of rolling hills on a humid Saturday, he felt more confident of his chance of least not embarrassing himself.Advertisement
What may broadly be called "conjuring" is a much more probable explanation of most of the recorded phenomena; and in the vast majority of cases the witnesses do not seem to have duly appreciated the possibilities of conjuring, and have consequently neither taken sufficient precautions to exclude it nor allowed for the accidental circumstances which may on any particular occasion favour special tricks or illusions.
Montmorin did not dare to come to a decision without consulting his masterful friend, but on the other hand neither Mirabeau nor La Marck were under any illusions as to the broken character of the reed on which they had perforce to lean.
People who cannot scry may have these hypnagogic illusions, and, so far, may partly understand the experience of the scryer who is wide awake.
In these respects, and in the awakeness of the scryer, crystal pictures differ from hypnagogic illusions.
Occasionally, in hypnagogic illusions, the observer can see the picture develop rapidly out of a blot of light or colour, beheld by the closed eyes.Advertisement
Few men, indeed, have partaken as freely of the inspiration of genius as Julius Caesar; few have suffered more disastrously from its illusions.
One of his illusions was that not he was king but his brother John, whom he now set at liberty.
The lover continued to be under the illusions of the wedding-day (July 9, 1 735) till the lady died in her sixty-fourth year.
It " looks like a vaporous cloud " and is full of tricks and illusions of sense.
So far, however, it might well be that thought, contradistinguished from sense with its illusions, was itself infallible.
Parish, Hallucinations and Illusions and Zur Kritik des telepathischen Beweismaterials, and Mrs Sidgwick's refutation in Proc. S.P.R.
On the other hand, on the eve of the meeting of the federal Cortes, he could indulge in no illusions as to what he had to expect from the bulk of the republicans, who openly dissented from his conservative and conciliatory policy, and announced that they would reverse it on the very day the Cortes met.
There is nothing self-contradictory in the supposition that our perceptions of things external are illusions, although we are somehow unable to' doubt them.
The keen sarcasm of his polished rhetoric was not calculated to soothe the susceptibilities of men already smarting under the deprivation of their most cherished illusions.
In French hear, malheur, heureux, malheureux, are all derived from the Latin augurium; the expression ne sous une mauvaise etoile, born under an evil star, corresponds (with the change of toile into astre) to the word malotru, in Provençal malastrue; and son dtoile polit, his star grows pale, belongs to the same class of illusions.
At this level, creating illusions becomes more accessible.
It testifies to the collapse of all the illusions cherished by bourgeois democrats.
The deep split over the war on Iraq shattered any illusions in a common position on really decisive foreign issues.
An accompanying editorial  speaks of " shattered illusions " .
The tablet's exaggerated entasis is vulgar, it should be hardly visible but nonetheless correct to eliminate optical illusions The tablet is brutal.
He knows nothing he says can dispel the illusions created by randomness, and that he is as susceptible to them as anyone.
With the obvious coming betrayal of the leaders the slogan only served to sow illusions.
We can harbor no illusions - and that's important today to remember.
Why give anyone the right to their comforting illusions?
It is truly extraordinary how facts can be ignored in the need to confirm and strengthen cherished illusions.
The world then becomes Maya (the world of illusions ).
The report explained how Professor Schyns could understand why people were fooled by optical illusions by using advanced brain imaging technology.
Vital Signs by Robin Blackledge assisted by Gerrard Martin 24 installations, including mirrors and flames creating optical illusions.
It is impossible for temperature inversions to produce optical illusions or reflections of lights over the horizon under these conditions.
Topics cover physics, chemistry and biology, including optical illusions and the psychology of science.
This is often the same with many optical illusions or " trick " pictures.
But this atom, only grazed by calumny, has already been restored to him by posterity, for he died poor, having been the first to suffer by the disaster to his illusions.
The experience of hypnagogic illusions also seems far more rare than ordinary dreaming in sleep. Unfortunately, while these phenomena have been carefully studied by officially scientific characters, in England orthodox savants have disdained to observe crystalgazing, while in France psychologists have too commonly experimented with subjects professionally hysterical and quite untrustworthy.
The seeing of the pictures, as far as we have spoken of it, appears to be a thing unusual, but in no way abnormal, any more than dreams or hypnagogic illusions are abnormal.
Benedict XIII., who had on his part tried to call together a council at Perpignan, was by this time recognized hardly anywhere but in his native land, in Scotland, and in the estates of the countship of Armagnac. He remained none the less full of energy and of illusions, repulsed the overtures of Sigismund, king of the Romans, who had come to Perpignan to persuade him to abdicate, and, abandoned by nearly all his adherents, he took refuge in the impregnable castle of Peniscola, on a rock dominating the Mediterranean (1415).
Display of several optical illusions, to illustrate the way the brain perceives certain visual stimuli.
God and religion were illusions of the untutored mind.
But as Dean hung up the phone he had no illusions about the pledges ever coming to fruition.
The negus, however, conformed to article 17 of the treaty of IJccialli by requesting Italy to represent Ahyssinia at the Brussels anti-slavery conference, an act which strengthened Italian illusions as to Meneleks readiness to submit to their protectorate.
As Sweden was known to be exhausted by the long wars of Gustavus Adolphus and his successors, and weakened by internal dissensions, the dismemberment seemed an easy matter, and Peter embarked on the scheme with a light heart; but his illusions were quickly dispelled by the eccentric young Swedish king, Charles XII., who arrived suddenly in Esthonia and completely routed the Russian army before Narva.