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disillusion

verb

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to free from mistaken beliefs or foolish hopes
  • we were disillusioned when we saw how the movie star acted in real life

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disillusion

noun

Synonyms & Antonyms of disillusion (Entry 2 of 2)

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The first known use of disillusion was in 1591

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“Disillusion.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/disillusion. Accessed 25 Sep. 2022.

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