disenchanted

adjective

dis·​en·​chant·​ed ˌdis-in-ˈchan-təd How to pronounce disenchanted (audio)
: no longer happy, pleased, or satisfied : disappointed, dissatisfied
disenchanted voters/workers/fans
But midway through his architectural training at the Rhode Island School of Design, he grew disenchanted with the pretentious edifice of postmodern design.Brad Lemley

Examples of disenchanted in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web However, Robinson argues that the usual campaign strategy often misses the opportunity to engage with some of the most marginalized and disenchanted voters. Briana Stewart, ABC News, 22 June 2024 Most of all, Thompson was becoming increasingly disenchanted with how these centers made their money: insurance payouts for each person who walked through the door. Alena Botros, Fortune, 21 June 2024 The opposition of the enchanted and the disenchanted—one world lacking in technological power but rich in communal spirit, the other rich in machines but poor in soul—is tilted toward the past. Adam Gopnik, The New Yorker, 17 June 2024 In January, Chancellor McCormick agreed with a group of disenchanted Tesla shareholders who contended in a lawsuit that the 2018 pay package was wildly excessive. Peter Eavis, New York Times, 13 June 2024 See all Example Sentences for disenchanted 

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Word History

First Known Use

1832, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of disenchanted was in 1832

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“Disenchanted.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/disenchanted. Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

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