disenchant


dis·en·chant

verb \ˌdis-in-ˈchant\

Definition of DISENCHANT

transitive verb
:  to free from illusion
dis·en·chant·er noun
dis·en·chant·ing adjective
dis·en·chant·ing·ly \-ˈchan-tiŋ-lē\ adverb
dis·en·chant·ment \-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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