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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.]
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(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)
to rid of or free from enchantment, illusion, credulity, etc.; disillusion.
[1580–90; < Middle French]
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Past participle: disenchanted
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|Verb||1.||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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