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Definition of illusive adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

illusive

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//ɪˈluːsɪv//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ɪˈluːsɪv//
 
(literary)
 
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not real although seeming to be synonym illusory There is an illusive sense of depth. the illusive security of yesteryear Illusive is sometimes confused with elusive which has a different meaning.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: illusive