[ US /mɝˈɑʒ/ ]
[ UK /mˈɪɹɑːʒ/ ]
  1. something illusory and unattainable
  2. an optical illusion in which atmospheric refraction by a layer of hot air distorts or inverts reflections of distant objects
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How To Use mirage In A Sentence

  • Leaving aside the forgettable Mirage, FM's next most significant moment was 1987's Tango in the Night, the album that Buckingham rescued from the band's coked out indifference, at the cost of his own departure.
  • Electoral victory is just a distant mirage.
  • `As I said... Jayson's very good... "Words melted into words like some psychedelic mirage in his mind. THE DEVIL'S DOOR
  • The poor might have given him the edge this time, but how happy are they going to be when the promised economic sunshine proves to be a mirage?
  • But he said it was unclear whether the bulge indicated a jagged break in the wing or a mirage caused by atmospheric distortion.
  • Outlanders often refuse to believe that Texas even has canyons or mountains, but this range is no mirage.
  • The best way of self-cultivation is to wipe out the coxcombical mirage, so as to return to the syncretism of inside and outside.
  • The upcoming release slate is like a mirage, tantalizing us - just over the horizon, barely out of reach.
  • The dry water-course on the plain sparkled in the distance, like a mirage – only that it was no mirage. Lady Bridget in the Never-Never Land
  • They were pursuing a mirage of infinite wealth in private aeroplanes, high on champagne and designer drugs.
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