dis·​en·​chant·​ed | \ ˌdis-in-ˈchan-təd How to pronounce disenchanted (audio) \

Definition of disenchanted

: 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

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Recent Examples on the Web Tucker Carlson, Bobulinski became disenchanted with the deal as it was negotiated in the spring and summer of 2017. Andrew C. Mccarthy, National Review, "A Collusion Tale: China and the Bidens," 31 Oct. 2020 But centrist Democrats, independents, and disenchanted Republicans are also members of his broad coalition. Naomi Lim, Washington Examiner, "'We're Democrats, we're morons': Liberals and centrists bicker as Biden maps out administration," 19 Nov. 2020 Those words were chanted in the streets of Washington, DC, this past weekend -- not by hordes of angry liberals but by disenchanted supporters of President Donald Trump. Oliver Darcy, CNN, "Analysis: Fox News' rivals are using the network's own dishonest tactics against it," 17 Nov. 2020 Some Estacada citizens were unimpressed and disenchanted with the performance of Clackamas personnel. oregonlive, "Estacada rejects fire district merger with Clackamas after Riverside Fire debacle," 5 Nov. 2020 Whitmire kept an open mind about Trump in the beginning but grew increasingly disenchanted with him — especially after the pandemic struck. Los Angeles Times, "A survivor. A funeral director. A marriage divided. How Americans’ COVID experiences shape their votes," 2 Nov. 2020 The Lincoln Project, a group founded by disenchanted Republicans who oppose President Trump's reelection, plans to expand its media brand into a potential new network after the Nov. 3 contest. Anthony Leonardi, Washington Examiner, "Anti-Trump Lincoln Project aims to build media business operation after election," 27 Oct. 2020 Jorgensen told The Enquirer disenchanted Trump voters have added energy to the Libertarian campaign. Scott Wartman, The Enquirer, "In NKY, Libertarian presidential candidate draws Jo Jorgensen former Trump supporters. 'To say I'm unimpressed is a slight understatement'," 25 Oct. 2020 In the Orange's 38-21 loss to Liberty last week, Harris was seen extending his middle finger on the sideline, directing the obscene gesture at the cameras capturing a disenchanted 'Cuse bench. Scott Gleeson, USA TODAY, "Syracuse receiver doesn't travel with team to Clemson after making obscene gesture in last week's game," 25 Oct. 2020

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First Known Use of disenchanted

1832, in the meaning defined above

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“Disenchanted.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/disenchanted. Accessed 20 Jan. 2021.

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: no longer happy or satisfied with something

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