disillusioned


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dis·il·lu·sion

 (dĭs′ĭ-lo͞o′zhən)
tr.v. dis·il·lu·sioned, dis·il·lu·sion·ing, dis·il·lu·sions
To free or deprive of illusion.
n.
1. The act of disenchanting.
2. The condition or fact of being disenchanted.

dis′il·lu′sion·ment n.
dis′il·lu′sive (-sĭv, -zĭv) adj.

disillusioned

(ˌdɪsɪˈluːʒənd)
adj
having lost one's ideals, illusions, or false ideas about someone or something; disenchanted
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.disillusioned - freed from illusion
disenchanted - freed from enchantment

disillusioned

adjective disenchanted, disappointed, enlightened, indifferent, disabused, sadder and wiser, undeceived I've become very disillusioned with politics.
Translations

disillusioned

[ˌdɪsɪˈluːʒənd] ADJdesilusionado; (more intense) → desencantado
to be/become disillusioned with sth/sbestar/quedar desilusionado con algo/algn; (more intensely) → estar/quedar desencantado con algo/algn

disillusioned

[ˌdɪsɪˈluːʒənd] adj (= disenchanted) [person] → désabusé(e), désenchanté(e)
to become disillusioned → perdre ses illusions
to be disillusioned with sth/sb → avoir perdu ses illusions sur qch/qn
to become disillusioned with sth/sb → perdre ses illusions sur qch/qn
References in classic literature ?
I believed her young, ardent, reckless, disillusioned, under sentence, feverish, avid of pleasure.
But in spite of that she seemed to be disillusioned about everything and told everyone that she did not believe either in friendship or in love, or any of the joys of life, and expected peace only "yonder.
And she gave, in her simple sharpness, an almost droll disillusioned nod.
I hoped that when David was able to talk--and not merely to stare at me for five minutes and then say "hat"--his spoken verdict, however damning, would be less expressive than his verdict without words, but I was disillusioned.
And yet, the older, more morbid drinkers, more jaded with life and more disillusioned, who kill themselves, do so usually after a long debauch, when their nerves and brains are thoroughly poison-soaked.
Henry, indeed, had been included against his wish, and revenged himself by observing Katharine and Rodney with disillusioned eyes; while Katharine was in a state of gloomy self-suppression which resulted in complete apathy.
Vistage economist Roger Martin-Fagg said: "I suspect around 750,000 disillusioned workers will be moving to other parts of Europe to seek a more stable economy.
When you've got quite large towns that have not got a police station open now, then people become disillusioned.
I wouldn't speak the truth if I said I was not disillusioned.
PEOPLE are disillusioned with the Aquino administration's daang matuwid (straight path) claim, because the government has failed to provide decent public services, Sen.
In the book's conclusion "Modern Spanish Subjects: Disillusioned Men and Hopeful Women," Smith Rouselle finds that although both male and female subjects in Spain dealt with issues important throughout European modernity--the "perils of positivism, the empty promises of science, and the gendered implications for modern individualism" (175)--, in Spain modernity held issues uniquely Spanish including its difficult relationship with Catholicism and the Church.