disenchant


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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.
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disenchant

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

disenchant

vternüchtern; he became disenchanted with her/itsie/es ernüchterte ihn
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References in classic literature ?
Oh, Aramis!" continued Athos, shaking his head mournfully, "upon my soul, you make me the most miserable of men; you disenchant a heart not wholly dead to friendship.
Nothing could disenchant the audience; all eyes remained fixed there, and the new-comers and their accursed names, and their faces, and their costumes, afforded a continual diversion.
The disdainful ocean did not open wide to swallow up my audacity, though the ship, the ridiculous and ancient GALERE of my folly, the old, weary, disenchanted sugar-waggon, seemed extremely disposed to open out and swallow up as much salt water as she could hold.
As soon as she had disenchanted it the queen went back to the palace.
At last he dreamt one night that he found a beautiful purple flower, and that in the middle of it lay a costly pearl; and he dreamt that he plucked the flower, and went with it in his hand into the castle, and that everything he touched with it was disenchanted, and that there he found his Jorinda again.
Each remembered thing in the room was disenchanted, was deadened as an unlit transparency, till her wandering gaze came to the group of miniatures, and there at last she saw something which had gathered new breath and meaning: it was the miniature of Mr.
Then she disenchanted another girl, whom the Queen addressed as Evrose, and afterwards a boy named Evardo, who was older than his brother Evring.
Yet I do my part to save him still: I give him to understand that drinking makes his eyes dull, and his face red and bloated; and that it tends to render him imbecile in body and mind; and if Annabella were to see him as often as I do, she would speedily be disenchanted; and that she certainly will withdraw her favour from him, if he continues such courses.
Female loveliness, in especial, is more than one-half disenchanted beneath its evil eye.
I divine thee well: thou hast become the enchanter of all the world; but for thyself thou hast no lie or artifice left,--thou art disenchanted to thyself!
The red fire-light glowed on their two bonny heads, and revealed their faces animated with the eager interest of children; for, though he was twenty-three and she eighteen, each had so much of novelty to feel and learn, that neither experienced nor evinced the sentiments of sober disenchanted maturity.
"You have got to be careful you don't disenchant supporters.