disenchantment


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dis·en·chant

 (dĭs′ĕn-chănt′)
tr.v. dis·en·chant·ed, dis·en·chant·ing, dis·en·chants
To free from illusion or false belief; undeceive.

[Obsolete French desenchanter, from Old French, to break a spell : des-, dis- + enchanter, to enchant; see enchant.]

dis′en·chant′er n.
dis′en·chant′ing·ly adv.
dis′en·chant′ment n.

disenchantment

(ˌdɪsɪnˈtʃɑːntmənt)
n
a state of disappointment or disillusionment
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.disenchantment - freeing from false belief or illusions
edification, sophistication - uplifting enlightenment

disenchantment

noun disillusionment, disappointment, disillusion, rude awakening There is growing disenchantment with the government.
Translations

disenchantment

[ˌdɪsɪnˈtʃɑːntmənt] Ndesencanto m, desilusión f

disenchantment

[ˌdɪsɪnˈtʃɑːntmənt ˌdɪsɪnˈtʃæntmənt] n (= disillusionment) → désillusion f
disenchantment with sb/sth
There's growing disenchantment with the Government → De plus en plus de gens sont déçus par le gouvernement.

disenchantment

[ˌdɪsɪnˈtʃɑːntmənt] ndisincanto
References in classic literature ?
my life' and 'my soul,' and his stay and prop- may and ought to whip himself for her and take all the trouble required for her disenchantment.
Just now, since his disenchantment with farming, Levin was particularly glad to stay with Sviazhsky.
And hazardous, too; for in attempting a disenchantment without the true key, you are liable to err, and turn your hogs into dogs, and the dogs into cats, the cats into rats, and so on, and end by reducing your materials to nothing finally, or to an odorless gas which you can't follow -- which, of course, amounts to the same thing.
But there was one more disenchantment waiting him by the way.
When you marry him you must save him from a cruel disenchantment by raising yourself to the level he fancies you have attained.
He had asked himself if he had not met me too late--if he were not already a man soured and broken by the disappointments and disenchantments of the past?
Nothing could equal the fullness of that moment, the ideal completeness of that emotional experience which had come to me without the preliminary toil and disenchantments of an obscure career.
Emerging events seem to be showing complete disenchantment among some party officials over claims that President George Manneh Weah's nomination of officials is not allegedly cutting across the three parties satisfactorily as anticipated during the formation of the coalition ticket.
There is also growing disenchantment with Ozil's attitude and performances, particularly after the defeat at Watford.
Matt Groening, the guy who made Futurama and why-won't-it-die The Simpsons, is developing a new animated TV show called Disenchantment.
Matt Groening's brilliant work has resonated with generations around the world and we couldn't be happier to work with him on Disenchantment," Cindy Holland, Netflix's vice president of original content, said, (http://variety.
French authorities should study the reasons behind the disenchantment of their countrymen.