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.

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 ?
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.