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Definitions of Deceived

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Quotes of Deceived

  1. Youth is easily deceived because it is quick to hope. – Aristotle
  2. Look! Don't be deceived by appearances- men and things are not what they seem. All who are not on the rock are in the sea! – William Booth
  3. Things and actions are what they are, and the consequences of them will be what they will be: why then should we desire to be deceived – Joseph Butler
  4. The fear of being deceived is the vulgar version of the quest for Truth. – Emile M. Cioran
  5. Who would not rather trust and be deceived – Eliza Cook
  6. The senses deceive from time to time, and it is prudent never to trust wholly those who have deceived us even once. – Rene Descartes
  7. A lyric, it is true, is the expression of personal emotion, but then so is all poetry, and to suppose that there are several kinds of poetry, differing from each other in essence, is to be deceived by wholly artificial divisions which have no real being. – John Drinkwater
  8. All children have to be deceived if they are to grow up without trauma. – Kazuo Ishiguro
  9. Ill fortune never crushed that man whom good fortune deceived not. – Ben Jonson
  10. In the past there were various suggestions in the framework of financial and other agreements to benefit with Iran. But Iran interpreted those suggestions in a mistaken way and deceived the international community. – Moshe Katsav
  11. But because many endeavor to get knowledge rather than to live well, they are often deceived and reap little or no benefit from their labor. – Thomas Kempis
  12. The Bush administration also was not straightforward about the intelligence it had, releasing tenuous information that fit its goal of attacking Iraq. I feel deceived – Ken Lucas
  13. Sometimes Aristotle analyses his terms, but very often he takes them for granted; and in the latter case, I think, he is sometimes deceived by them. – Gilbert Murray
  14. No section of the American populace has been more completely deceived by the forces interested in keeping the truth from the people than America's youth. – Francis Parker Yockey

Usage examples for Deceived

  1. It was he, not she, that had been deceived and made a fool of. ” – A Damsel in Distress by Pelham Grenville Wodehouse
  2. He sought me out and found Gwladys, and the strong, strange likeness between us deceived him, though I cannot think how that was possible. ” – By Berwen Banks by Allen Raine
  3. But it was temper, and the family was not deceived – Love Stories by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  4. Said he to himself: " Perhaps she has deceived me after all, and is not coming with me!" ” – The Chinese Fairy Book by Various
  5. “ Lecoq had not been deceived – Monsieur Lecoq by Emile Gaboriau
  6. “ " At any rate," he said, grimly, " I was not so deceived – Only One Love, or Who Was the Heir by Charles Garvice
  7. “ I wouldn't like to have it discovered that I had deceived him in that. ” – The Errand Boy by Horatio Alger
  8. It is plain, though, that the girl has deceived her." ” – King Spruce, A Novel by Holman Day
  9. Be not deceived my friends. ” – Standards of Life and Service by T. H. Howard
  10. “ " I don't care if he has deceived me. ” – Man and Wife by Wilkie Collins
  11. Really, I did not think men could be so easily deceived and one whom I considered as shrewd as you, Doctor Chicago. ” – Miss Caprice by St. George Rathborne
  12. Has he been deceived for the second time in his life? ” – Erlach Court by Ossip Schubin
  13. You may be deceived in a face, but in a voice, never! ” – Not Like Other Girls by Rosa N. Carey
  14. Can not she have been deceived as to what she saw? ” – The Mayor's Wife by Anna Katherine Green
  15. “ Wessex had gone because he had heard that she had deceived him. ” – The Tangled Skein by Emmuska Orczy, Baroness Orczy
  16. Life is like that, and he who does not want to be deceived must go to live in a desert. ” – The George Sand-Gustave Flaubert Letters by George Sand, Gustave Flaubert Translated by A.L. McKensie
  17. The judge said: I believe you were all deceived – Cæsar or Nothing by Pío Baroja Baroja
  18. She could tell the young man that she would have his heart's blood if he deceived them, and she could look at him as though she meant to be as good as her word. ” – An Eye for an Eye by Anthony Trollope
  19. You have simply been deceived – Frank Merriwell's Reward by Burt L. Standish
  20. “ Clinton found out, too late, how completely he had been deceived for Washington and Rochambeau slipped out of their camps and marched their armies across New Jersey! ” – George Washington by Calista McCabe Courtenay