disenchanted

adjective
dis·en·chant·ed | \-ˈchan-təd \

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His multinational religious sect attracted young Japanese elite who had grown disenchanted with the country’s material prosperity. Austin Ramzy, New York Times, "Japan Executes Cult Leader Behind 1995 Sarin Gas Subway Attack," 5 July 2018 Talking to Joaquin can give the sense that that he’s grown disenchanted with the legislative process. Sarah Mucha, Teen Vogue, "Congressman Joaquin Castro Is a Politician to Watch," 14 June 2018 Lopez Obrador’s message has gained a wider following during this election cycle as many Mexicans have grown disenchanted with President Enrique Peña Nieto’s administration amid record violence and a string of corruption scandals. Joshua Partlow, Washington Post, "‘You can’t appease tyrants and bullies’: Mexican candidates take hard line on Trump," 21 May 2018 In this novel, a motley band of provincials, army deserters, and disenchanted élites descend on Nigeria’s largest city, and story lines and twists abound. George Prochnik, The New Yorker, "Briefly Noted," 24 June 2018 Also drawing inspiration from Nobel laureate Gao Xingjian's novel Soul Mountain, Pluto Moment is a road movie in which a group of disenchanted urbanites roam bucolic forests and rustic villages to search for meaning in their lives. Clarence Tsui, The Hollywood Reporter, "'The Pluto Moment' ('Ming Wang Xing Shi Ke'): Film Review | Cannes 2018," 23 May 2018 But Cuba’s increasingly disenchanted people care more about economic results than constitutional tweaks. The Economist, "Cuba bids goodbye to the revolutionary generation," 12 Apr. 2018 Ellis notes that all three feel pretty disenchanted with the normal. Stuart Munro, BostonGlobe.com, "Sort-of supergroup Traveller lets the good times roll," 3 May 2018 The low turnout appeared to be linked to a growing contingent of disenchanted voters. Tamara Qiblawi, CNN, "Hezbollah calls Lebanon election gains 'great victory'," 7 May 2018

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1832, in the meaning defined above

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disenchanted

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of disenchanted

: no longer happy or satisfied with something

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