The following is courtesy of Dictionary.com. This is out of left field I know but very relevant to my thoughts today on others.
When do the lies stop? At what point can you lie and distort the past and present so much that you believe it? Do you think that no one sees through it or talks about non-stop?
My favorite part of the definition below? The fact that DECEPTION is a synonym! That is classic.
1. an act or instance of deluding.
2. the state of being deluded.
3. a false belief or opinion: delusions of grandeur.
4. Psychiatry. a fixed false belief that is resistant to reason or confrontation with actual fact: a paranoid delusion.
de⋅lu⋅sion⋅al, de⋅lu⋅sion⋅ar⋅y, adjective
1. deception. See illusion.