SO much more beautiful than “fake”. 🙂
il⋅lu⋅so⋅ry /ɪˈlusəri, -zə-/ [i-loo-suh-ree, -zuh-]–adjective
1. causing illusion; deceptive; misleading.
2. of the nature of an illusion; unreal.
1590–1600; < LL illūsōrius, equiv. to illūd(ere) to mock, ridicule (see illusion ) + -tōrius -tory 1
1. fallacious, specious, false. 2. imaginary; visionary, fancied.
Produced by, based on, or having the nature of an illusion; deceptive: “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”.
Il*lu”so*ry\, a. [Cf. F. illusore.] Deceiving, or tending of deceive; fallacious; illusive; as, illusory promises or hopes.
likely to mislead or deceive : FALSE, DECEPTIVE illusory plea bargain leading to a longer sentence than expected
based on or producing illusion : being deceptive illusory displacement of the visual field in man when the eyes are moved passively