disillusioning


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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.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.disillusioning - freeing from illusion or false belief
convincing - causing one to believe the truth of something; "a convincing story"; "a convincing manner"
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