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disenchant

play
verb dis·en·chant \ˌdis-in-ˈchant\

Definition of disenchant

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to free from illusion

dis·en·chant·er noun
dis·en·chant·ing adjective
dis·en·chant·ing·ly play \-ˈchan-tiŋ-lē\ adverb
dis·en·chant·ment play \-mənt\ noun


Examples of disenchant

  1. <if you thought that you could pass this course without doing any work, let me be the first to disenchant you>



Origin of disenchant

Middle French desenchanter, from des- dis- + enchanter to enchant


First Known Use: circa 1586



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