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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.

disenchant

(ˌdɪsɪnˈtʃɑːnt)
vb
(tr; when passive, foll by with or by) to make disappointed or disillusioned: she is disenchanted with the marriage.

dis•en•chant

(ˌdɪs ɛnˈtʃænt, -ˈtʃɑnt)

v.t.
to rid of or free from enchantment, illusion, credulity, etc.; disillusion.
[1580–90; < Middle French]
dis`en•chant′er, n.
dis`en•chant′ing, adj.
dis`en•chant′ing•ly, adv.
dis`en•chant′ment, n.

disenchant


Past participle: disenchanted
Gerund: disenchanting

Imperative
disenchant
disenchant
Present
I disenchant
you disenchant
he/she/it disenchants
we disenchant
you disenchant
they disenchant
Preterite
I disenchanted
you disenchanted
he/she/it disenchanted
we disenchanted
you disenchanted
they disenchanted
Present Continuous
I am disenchanting
you are disenchanting
he/she/it is disenchanting
we are disenchanting
you are disenchanting
they are disenchanting
Present Perfect
I have disenchanted
you have disenchanted
he/she/it has disenchanted
we have disenchanted
you have disenchanted
they have disenchanted
Past Continuous
I was disenchanting
you were disenchanting
he/she/it was disenchanting
we were disenchanting
you were disenchanting
they were disenchanting
Past Perfect
I had disenchanted
you had disenchanted
he/she/it had disenchanted
we had disenchanted
you had disenchanted
they had disenchanted
Future
I will disenchant
you will disenchant
he/she/it will disenchant
we will disenchant
you will disenchant
they will disenchant
Future Perfect
I will have disenchanted
you will have disenchanted
he/she/it will have disenchanted
we will have disenchanted
you will have disenchanted
they will have disenchanted
Future Continuous
I will be disenchanting
you will be disenchanting
he/she/it will be disenchanting
we will be disenchanting
you will be disenchanting
they will be disenchanting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been disenchanting
you have been disenchanting
he/she/it has been disenchanting
we have been disenchanting
you have been disenchanting
they have been disenchanting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been disenchanting
you will have been disenchanting
he/she/it will have been disenchanting
we will have been disenchanting
you will have been disenchanting
they will have been disenchanting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been disenchanting
you had been disenchanting
he/she/it had been disenchanting
we had been disenchanting
you had been disenchanting
they had been disenchanting
Conditional
I would disenchant
you would disenchant
he/she/it would disenchant
we would disenchant
you would disenchant
they would disenchant
Past Conditional
I would have disenchanted
you would have disenchanted
he/she/it would have disenchanted
we would have disenchanted
you would have disenchanted
they would have disenchanted
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.disenchant - free from enchantment
disappoint, let down - fail to meet the hopes or expectations of; "Her boyfriend let her down when he did not propose marriage"
Translations

disenchant

vternüchtern; he became disenchanted with her/itsie/es ernüchterte ihn
References in classic literature ?
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?
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Just now, since his disenchantment with farming, Levin was particularly glad to stay with Sviazhsky.
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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.
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First, Colby will accompany Bev and her untalented but charismatic three-girl band, The Disenchantments, on a fiveday tour from San Francisco to Portland.