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un·de·ceive

 (ŭn′dĭ-sēv′)
tr.v. un·de·ceived, un·de·ceiv·ing, un·de·ceives
To free from illusion or deception.

un′de·ceiv′a·ble adj.
un′de·ceiv′a·bly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.undeceived - freed of a mistaken or misguided notionundeceived - freed of a mistaken or misguided notion; "some people are still not disabused of the old idea that the universe revolves around the Earth"
disenchanted - freed from enchantment
References in classic literature ?
My companion and I being undeceived by this terrible relation, thought it would be the highest imprudence to expose ourselves both together to a death almost certain and unprofitable, and agreed that I should go with our Abyssin and a Portuguese to observe the country; that if I should prove so happy as to escape being killed by the inhabitants, and to discover a way, I should either return, or send back the Abyssin or Portuguese.
Her dress, which was that of the women of Epirus, consisted of a pair of white satin trousers, embroidered with pink roses, displaying feet so exquisitely formed and so delicately fair, that they might well have been taken for Parian marble, had not the eye been undeceived by their movements as they constantly shifted in and out of a pair of little slippers with upturned toes, beautifully ornamented with gold and pearls.
But if Anne ever hoped that she was forgetting Owen Ford she would have been undeceived by the furtive hunger in Leslie's eyes whenever his name was mentioned.
I will not say, Louisa, that if you had by any happy chance undeceived me some time ago, it would have been better for us both; better for your peace, and better for mine.
These false informations, which I afterwards came to the knowledge of by an accident not proper to mention, made the treasurer show his lady for some time an ill countenance, and me a worse; and although he was at last undeceived and reconciled to her, yet I lost all credit with him, and found my interest decline very fast with the emperor himself, who was, indeed, too much governed by that favourite.
India, however, was soon undeceived of its delusions over Kashmir's political yearning.
The undeceived subsample consisted of a convenient sample of 25 siblings of the twins (76% female; 20.
Dear Au: I received your poem; there was just the poem, you said nothing more: "I'd say nothing for nothing's always a threshold, a lonely palace, a ribbon that ties the flesh, the burning silent flesh yet untouched, undeceived, whispered by the darkest mouths.
Virginia Ogden Birdsall justly calls him "the undeceived deceiver" (154).
They do not manage to silence the turmoil that we feel is going on undeceived, unimpaired by such wishful thinking, deep down in those areas of Eliot's mind which are never exposed to light.
The abbot only imagines he might hide his sin, and is soon undeceived.
Anyway, the historical Socrates might admit that an enduring undeceived love for family and/or spouse entails a more worthy valuable life than a virtuous one spent alone discussing morality.