- adj. 骗人的；虚伪的；诈欺的
- 欺骗性的；误导的 likely to make sb believe sth that is not true
causing one to believe what is not true or fail to believe what is true;
"a delusory pleasure"
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"
- Appearances are often deceptive.
- There is nothing so clear and nothing more deceptive than emotions.
- Deceptive advertising has damaged the company's image among the consumer.
- He said at last, with deceptive quiet.
- The first physical impression was deceptive.
- Appearances may be deceptive.
- Appearances can often be deceptive.
- The enemy's peaceful overtures may be deceptive.
- The water is deceptive. It's much deeper than it looks.
- My first impression of him was deceptive—he was older than he looked.
Keats' letters have a deceptive spontaneity which invites the mind to pass over them..without pausing to penetrate below the surface.出自： J. M. Murry
It was probably an optical illusion. This half light is very deceptive.出自： N. Coward
- deceptively adv. 欺骗性地，误导地