As adjectives the difference between illiterate and illusory
is that illiterate
is unable to read and write while illusory
is resulting from an illusion; deceptive, imaginary, unreal.
As a noun illiterate
is an illiterate
person, one not able to read.
Unable to read and write.
Having less than an expected standard of familiarity with language and literature, or having little formal education.
Not conforming to prescribed standards of speech or writing.
an illiterate person, one not able to read.
Resulting from an illusion; deceptive, imaginary, unreal
- Enron's profits were all illusory .