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 ?
Before the evening was half over, Jo felt so completely disillusioned, that she sat down in a corner to recover herself.
I believed her young, ardent, reckless, disillusioned, under sentence, feverish, avid of pleasure.
And she gave, in her simple sharpness, an almost droll disillusioned nod.
They had grounded in the open near Prospect Park and approached the houses towards the power-works before they were disillusioned by a sudden fire.
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.
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.
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.
Smiling, but somehow disillusioned, she jumped out, and her impetus carried her to the front-door.
I had always conceived a burial at sea to be a very solemn and awe- inspiring event, but I was quickly disillusioned, by this burial at any rate.
In bringing it closer to fantasy--in showing just how much of an emotional hothouse a photograph can be--he unwittingly disillusioned us about it, or, more positively, "enlightened" us about how mechanical and manipulable a medium it is.
We have been very disillusioned in the management of Energas and their conduct," Mr.