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 ?
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.
When you marry him you must save him from a cruel disenchantment by raising yourself to the level he fancies you have attained.
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.
But there was one more disenchantment waiting him by the way.
with such a heavy heart, with such a crushing sense of disenchantment and despair
Just now, since his disenchantment with farming, Levin was particularly glad to stay with Sviazhsky.
BST outlined its plans for gaining control of the League One outfit earlier this month in response to growing fan disenchantment at the Oyston family's handling of affairs at Bloomfield Road.
I READ with interest the prospective Labour candidates letter to your newspaper and his criticism of David Jones's disenchantment with the Welsh Government.
Christian Fundamentalism and the Culture of Disenchantment.
DISENCHANTMENT That doesn't mean he will win, nor that his party shouldn't have done even better on Thursday, nor that there aren't problems with his image and voters' disenchantment with mainstream politicians.
Unfortunately, what one hears, is political disenchantment and bickering which appeared to have ripped the giant party apart.
Once upon a time they kept enchantment for one kind of poem and disenchantment for another.