Crossword Clue and Answers

Today we have 100 crossword solutions for Illusory which appeared recently in The Guardian Quick.

We have deemed Illusory as a UNCOMMON crossword clue as we have not seen it regularly in many crossword publications.

The most recent answer we found for this clue is "UNREAL".


  • The Guardian Quick - Saturday, 13 Jul 2019

Crossword Answers

3 letters

OFF Surinder Sobti
Kill intentionally and with premeditation; "The mafia boss ordered his enemies murdered"

OUT Surinder Sobti
(baseball) a failure by a batter or runner to reach a base safely in baseball; "you only get 3 outs per inning"

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AIRY Surinder Sobti
Characterized by lightness and insubstantiality; as impalpable or intangible as air; "figures light and aeriform come unlooked for and melt away"- Thomas Carlyle; "aerial fancies"; "an airy apparition"; "physical rather than ethereal forms"

AWRY Surinder Sobti
Turned or twisted toward one side; "a...youth with a gorgeous red necktie all awry"- G.K.Chesterton; "his wig was, as the British say, skew-whiff"

WIDE Surinder Sobti
Very large in expanse or scope; "a broad lawn"; "the wide plains"; "a spacious view"; "spacious skies"

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AMISS Surinder Sobti
In an imperfect or faulty way; "The lobe was imperfectly developed"; "Miss Bennet would not play at all amiss if she practiced more"- Jane Austen

ASKEW Surinder Sobti
Turned or twisted toward one side; "a...youth with a gorgeous red necktie all awry"- G.K.Chesterton; "his wig was, as the British say, skew-whiff"

FISHY Surinder Sobti
Not as expected; "there was something fishy about the accident"; "up to some funny business"; "some definitely queer goings-on"; "a shady deal"; "her motives were suspect"; "suspicious behavior"

IDEAL Surinder Sobti
The idea of something that is perfect; something that one hopes to attain

WINDY Surinder Sobti
Abounding in or exposed to the wind or breezes; "blowy weather"; "a windy bluff"

WRONG Surinder Sobti
Any harm or injury resulting from a violation of a legal right

Deliberately deceptive; "false pretenses"

EERIE Surinder Sobti
Suggestive of the supernatural; mysterious; "an eerie feeling of deja vu"

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FAULTY Surinder Sobti
Characterized by errors; not agreeing with a model or not following established rules; "he submitted a faulty report"; "an incorrect transcription"; the wrong side of the road"

FLAWED Surinder Sobti
Having a blemish or flaw; "a flawed diamond"; "an irregular pair of jeans"

MIRAGE Surinder Sobti
Something illusory and unattainable

SUBTLE Surinder Sobti
Able to make fine distinctions; "a subtle mind"

TRICKY Surinder Sobti
Having concealed difficulty; "a catchy question"; "a tricky recipe to follow"

UNTRUE Surinder Sobti
Not according with the facts; "unfortunately the statement was simply untrue"

UNREAL Surinder Sobti

Contrived by art rather than nature; "artificial flowers"; "artificial flavoring"; "an artificial diamond"; "artificial fibers"; "artificial sweeteners"

ABROAD Surinder Sobti
In a place across an ocean

ADRIFT Surinder Sobti
Afloat on the surface of a body of water; "after the storm the boats were adrift"

ALLOFF Surinder Sobti

ASTRAY Surinder Sobti
Away from the right path or direction; "he was led astray"

CATCHY Surinder Sobti
Having concealed difficulty; "a catchy question"; "a tricky recipe to follow"

DREAMY Surinder Sobti
Dreamy in mood or nature; "a woolgathering moment"

ERRANT Surinder Sobti
Straying from the right course or from accepted standards; "errant youngsters"

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Something existing in perception only; "a ghostly apparition at midnight"

ASSUMED Surinder Sobti
Adopted in order to deceive; "an assumed name"; "an assumed cheerfulness"; "a fictitious address"; "fictive sympathy"; "a pretended interest"; "a put-on childish voice"; "sham modesty"

ATFAULT Surinder Sobti
Deserving blame; "admitted to being at fault"

CIRCEAN Surinder Sobti

DUBIOUS Surinder Sobti
Fraught with uncertainty or doubt; "they were doubtful that the cord would hold"; "it was doubtful whether she would be admitted"; "dubious about agreeing to go"

CORRUPT Surinder Sobti
Alter from the original

DEVIANT Surinder Sobti
Markedly different from an accepted norm; "aberrant behavior"; "deviant ideas"

FANCIED Surinder Sobti
Formed or conceived by the imagination; "a fabricated excuse for his absence"; "a fancied wrong"; "a fictional character"

FATUOUS Surinder Sobti
Devoid of intelligence

FICTIVE Surinder Sobti
Capable of imaginative creation; "fictive talent"

GASEOUS Surinder Sobti
Existing as or having characteristics of a gas; "steam is water is the gaseous state"

NOTREAL Surinder Sobti

NOTTRUE Surinder Sobti

PECCANT Surinder Sobti
Liable to sin; "a frail and peccable mortal"- Sir Walter Scott

SEEMING Surinder Sobti
Appearing as such but not necessarily so; "for all his apparent wealth he had no money to pay the rent"; "the committee investigated some apparent discrepancies"; "the ostensible truth of their theories"; "his seeming honesty"

SHADOWY Surinder Sobti
Filled with shade; "the shady side of the street"; "the surface of the pond is dark and shadowed"; "we sat on rocks in a shadowy cove"; "cool umbrageous woodlands"

SUBTILE Surinder Sobti

TENUOUS Surinder Sobti
Lacking substance or significance; "slight evidence"; "a tenuous argument"; "a thin plot"; a fragile claim to fame"

TRICKSY Surinder Sobti
Marked by skill in deception; "cunning men often pass for wise"; "deep political machinations"; "a foxy scheme"; "a slick evasive answer"; "sly as a fox"; "tricky Dick"; "a wily old attorney"

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ABERRANT Surinder Sobti
One whose behavior departs substantially from the norm of a group

AIRBUILT Surinder Sobti

ALLWRONG Surinder Sobti

APPARENT Surinder Sobti
Clearly revealed to the mind or the senses or judgment; "the effects of the drought are apparent to anyone who sees the parched fields"; "evident hostility"; "manifest disapproval"; "patent advantages"; "made his meaning plain"; "it is plain that he is no reactionary"; "in plain view"

FANCIFUL Surinder Sobti
Having a curiously intricate quality; "a fanciful pattern with intertwined vines and flowers"

ETHEREAL Surinder Sobti
Characterized by unusual lightness and delicacy; "this smallest and most ethereal of birds"; "gossamer shading through his playing"

DELUSORY Surinder Sobti
Causing one to believe what is not true or fail to believe what is true; "deceptive calm"; "a delusory pleasure"

DELUSIVE Surinder Sobti
Inappropriate to reality or facts; "delusive faith in a wonder drug"; "delusive expectations"; "false hopes"

CHIMERIC Surinder Sobti
Being or relating to or like a chimera; "his Utopia is not as chimeric commonwealth but a practical improvement on what already exists"- Douglas Bush

CHARMING Surinder Sobti
Pleasing or delighting; "endowed with charming manners"; "a charming little cottage"; "a charming personality"

AUTISTIC Surinder Sobti
Characteristic of or affected with autism; "autistic behavior"; "autistic children"

WITCHING Surinder Sobti
The use or practice of witchcraft

VISIONAL Surinder Sobti

VAPOROUS Surinder Sobti
Filled with vapor; "miasmic jungles"; "a vaporous bog"

UNPROVED Surinder Sobti
Not proved; "unproved allegations"; "unproved assumptions"

UNACTUAL Surinder Sobti

TRICKISH Surinder Sobti

STRAYING Surinder Sobti
Unable to find your way; "found the straying sheep"

SPECTRAL Surinder Sobti
Resembling or characteristic of a phantom; "a ghostly face at the window"; "a phantasmal presence in the room"; "spectral emanations"; "spiritual tappings at a seance"

SPECIOUS Surinder Sobti
Plausible but false; "a specious claim"; "spurious inferences"

ROMANTIC Surinder Sobti
A soulful or amorous idealist

RAREFIED Surinder Sobti
Of high moral or intellectual value; elevated in nature or style; "an exalted ideal"; "argue in terms of high-flown ideals"- Oliver Franks; "a noble and lofty concept"; "a grand purpose"

PROBABLE Surinder Sobti
An applicant likely to be chosen

PERVERSE Surinder Sobti
Deviating from what is considered moral or right or proper or good; "depraved criminals"; "a perverted sense of loyalty"; "the reprobate conduct of a gambling aristocrat"

NOTIONAL Surinder Sobti
Being of the nature of a notion or concept; "a plan abstract and conceptional"; "to improve notional comprehension"; "a notional response to the question"

NOTRIGHT Surinder Sobti

IMAGINED Surinder Sobti

MISTAKEN Surinder Sobti
Arising from error; "a false assumption"; "a mistaken view of the situation"

Based on or having the nature of an illusion; "illusive hopes of finding a better job"; "Secret activities offer presidents the alluring but often illusory promise that they can achieve foreign policy goals without the bothersome debate and open decision that are staples of democracy"

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Designed to deceive or mislead either deliberately or inadvertently; "the deceptive calm in the eye of the storm"; "deliberately deceptive packaging"; "a misleading similarity"; "statistics can be presented in ways that are misleading"; "shoddy business practices"

VISIONARY Surinder Sobti
A person given to fanciful speculations and enthusiasms with little regard for what is actually possible

UNFOUNDED Surinder Sobti
Without a basis in reason or fact; "baseless gossip"; "the allegations proved groundless"; "idle fears"; "unfounded suspicions"; "unwarranted jealousy"

UNFACTUAL Surinder Sobti

PERVERTED Surinder Sobti
Deviating from what is considered moral or right or proper or good; "depraved criminals"; "a perverted sense of loyalty"; "the reprobate conduct of a gambling aristocrat"

IMAGINARY Surinder Sobti
Not based on fact; unreal; "the falsehood about some fanciful secret treaties"- F.D.Roosevelt; "a small child's imaginary friends"; "to create a notional world for oneself"

ILLOGICAL Surinder Sobti
Lacking orderly continuity; "a confused set of instructions"; "a confused dream about the end of the world"; "disconnected fragments of a story"; "scattered thoughts"

HETERODOX Surinder Sobti
Characterized by departure from accepted beliefs or standards

HERETICAL Surinder Sobti
Characterized by departure from accepted beliefs or standards

GOSSAMERY Surinder Sobti

GLAMOROUS Surinder Sobti
Having an air of allure, romance and excitement; "glamorous movie stars"

FICTIONAL Surinder Sobti
Related to or involving literary fiction; "clever fictional devices"; "a fictional treatment of the train robbery"

FATUITOUS Surinder Sobti

FANTASTIC Surinder Sobti
Extraordinarily good or great ; used especially as intensifiers; "a fantastic trip to the Orient"; "the film was fantastic!"; "a howling success"; "a marvelous collection of rare books"; "had a rattling conversation about politics"; "a tremendous achievement"

ERRONEOUS Surinder Sobti
Containing or characterized by error; "erroneous conclusions"

DREAMLIKE Surinder Sobti
Resembling a dream; "night invested the lake with a dreamlike quality"; "as irrational and surreal as a dream"

FAULTIFUL Surinder Sobti

DISTORTED Surinder Sobti
So badly formed or out of shape as to be ugly; "deformed thalidomide babies"; "his poor distorted limbs"; "an ill-shapen vase"; "a limp caused by a malformed foot"; "misshapen old fingers"

DEVIATIVE Surinder Sobti

DEREISTIC Surinder Sobti

DEFECTIVE Surinder Sobti
Markedly subnormal in structure or function or intelligence or behavior; "defective speech"

DECEIVING Surinder Sobti

BEGUILING Surinder Sobti
Highly attractive and able to arouse hope or desire; "an alluring prospect"; "her alluring smile"; "the voice was low and beguiling"; "difficult to say no to an enticing advertisement"; "a tempting invitation"

BARMECIDE Surinder Sobti


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