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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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disillusion

(ˌdɪsɪˈluːʒən)
vb
(tr) to destroy the ideals, illusions, or false ideas of. Also: disillusionize or disillusionise
n
(Psychology) the act of disillusioning or the state of being disillusioned
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dis•il•lu•sion

(ˌdɪs ɪˈlu ʒən)

v.t.
1. to free from or deprive of illusion, belief, idealism, etc.; disenchant.
n.
2. a freeing or a being freed from illusion or conviction; disenchantment.
[1590–1600]
dis`il•lu′sion•ment, n.
dis`il•lu′sive (-sɪv) adj.
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disillusion


Past participle: disillusioned
Gerund: disillusioning

Imperative
disillusion
disillusion
Present
I disillusion
you disillusion
he/she/it disillusions
we disillusion
you disillusion
they disillusion
Preterite
I disillusioned
you disillusioned
he/she/it disillusioned
we disillusioned
you disillusioned
they disillusioned
Present Continuous
I am disillusioning
you are disillusioning
he/she/it is disillusioning
we are disillusioning
you are disillusioning
they are disillusioning
Present Perfect
I have disillusioned
you have disillusioned
he/she/it has disillusioned
we have disillusioned
you have disillusioned
they have disillusioned
Past Continuous
I was disillusioning
you were disillusioning
he/she/it was disillusioning
we were disillusioning
you were disillusioning
they were disillusioning
Past Perfect
I had disillusioned
you had disillusioned
he/she/it had disillusioned
we had disillusioned
you had disillusioned
they had disillusioned
Future
I will disillusion
you will disillusion
he/she/it will disillusion
we will disillusion
you will disillusion
they will disillusion
Future Perfect
I will have disillusioned
you will have disillusioned
he/she/it will have disillusioned
we will have disillusioned
you will have disillusioned
they will have disillusioned
Future Continuous
I will be disillusioning
you will be disillusioning
he/she/it will be disillusioning
we will be disillusioning
you will be disillusioning
they will be disillusioning
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been disillusioning
you have been disillusioning
he/she/it has been disillusioning
we have been disillusioning
you have been disillusioning
they have been disillusioning
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been disillusioning
you will have been disillusioning
he/she/it will have been disillusioning
we will have been disillusioning
you will have been disillusioning
they will have been disillusioning
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been disillusioning
you had been disillusioning
he/she/it had been disillusioning
we had been disillusioning
you had been disillusioning
they had been disillusioning
Conditional
I would disillusion
you would disillusion
he/she/it would disillusion
we would disillusion
you would disillusion
they would disillusion
Past Conditional
I would have disillusioned
you would have disillusioned
he/she/it would have disillusioned
we would have disillusioned
you would have disillusioned
they would have disillusioned
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.disillusion - freeing from false belief or illusions
edification, sophistication - uplifting enlightenment
Verb1.disillusion - 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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disillusion

verb
1. shatter your illusions, disabuse, bring down to earth, open the eyes of, disenchant, undeceive I hate to disillusion you, but he's already married.
noun
1. disenchantment, disappointment, rude awakening There is disillusion with established political parties.
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Translations
يُزيلُ الوَهْم، يَتَحَرَّر من الوَهْم
rozčarovatzbavit iluzí
desillusionere
kiábrándítkiábrándulás
svipta tálvonum
apviltiiliuzijų praradimassugriauti iliuzijas
laupīt ilūzijaslikt vilties
zbaviť ilúzií
düş/hayal kırıklığına uğratmak

disillusion

[ˌdɪsɪˈluːʒən]
A. Ndesilusión f; (more intense) → desencanto m
B. VTdesilusionar; (more intensely) → desencantar
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disillusion

[ˌdɪsɪˈluːʒən]
vtdésabuser
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disillusion

vtdesillusionieren; I hate to disillusion you, but …es tut mir leid, Ihnen Ihre Illusionen rauben or Sie desillusionieren zu müssen, aber …
nDesillusion f
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disillusion

[ˌdɪsɪˈluːʒn]
1. vtdisilludere, disingannare
to become disillusioned (with) → perdere le illusioni (su)
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disillusion

(disiˈluːʒən) verb
to destroy the false but pleasant beliefs (held by a person). I hate to disillusion you, but your boss isn't the perfect person you think she is.
disilˈlusionment noun
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

disillusion

n. desencanto, desilusión;
v. perder la ilusión; desilusionarse.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
References in classic literature ?
On D'Artagnan's lips there played one of those rare and melancholy smiles which seemed to emanate from the depth of his soul -- the last trace of youth and happiness that had survived life's disillusions.
I feel the need to ascribe to him fantastic theories about his predecessors, and it is with a certain sense of disillusion that I confess he thought about them pretty much as does everybody else.
To which Don Quixote returned, "Do me the favour, senora, to let a lute be placed in my chamber to-night; and I will comfort this poor maiden to the best of my power; for in the early stages of love a prompt disillusion is an approved remedy;" and with this he retired, so as not to be remarked by any who might see him there.
For the rest any kind word about "The Return" (and there have been such words said at different times) awakens in me the liveliest gratitude, for I know how much the writing of that fantasy has cost me in sheer toil, in temper, and in disillusion.
I believed her young, ardent, reckless, disillusioned, under sentence, feverish, avid of pleasure.