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synonyms for disillusion

  • disappoint
  • embitter
  • disabuse
  • bring down to earth
  • burst the bubble
  • disenthrall
  • open one's eyes
See also synonyms for: disillusioned / disillusioning / disillusionment

antonyms for disillusion

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  • make happy
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How to use disillusion in a sentence

The title of The Year of Magical Thinking comes from Didion’s experiences reckoning with the finality of death, and the disillusion that exists in its aftermath.
JOAN DIDION WROTE ABOUT GRIEF LIKE NO ONE ELSE COULDANNABEL GUTTERMANDECEMBER 23, 2021TIME
To lie thus in deadly weakness and drink in the traits of the beloved, is to re-awake to love from whatever shock of disillusion.
THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON, VOLUME XXIROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
One can easily imagine the surprise and disillusion of the four pupils of Zimmermann—MM.
FREDERICK CHOPIN AS A MAN AND MUSICIANFREDERICK NIECKS
She did not disillusion him; to do so she would have had to tell him that she had lied.
THE BEACH OF DREAMSH. DE VERE STACPOOLE
In the millennium an educational genius will write a book to be given to every young man on the date of his disillusion.
FLAPPERS AND PHILOSOPHERSF. SCOTT FITZGERALD
For some time the prisoners remained pale, motionless, and speechless, weighed down by this horrible disillusion.
THE FLYING HORSEMANGUSTAVE AIMARD
Only here and there is there the slightest disillusion, and this mainly in the use of some ultra-modern phrase or word.
MARK TWAIN, A BIOGRAPHY, 1835-1910, COMPLETEALBERT BIGELOW PAINE
Life was there—life that embraced success and failure, illusion and disillusion, birth and death.
ONE MAN IN HIS TIMEELLEN GLASGOW
He doesn't in memory see the eagerness in a good friend's eyes die to disillusion, to hopelessness, to bitter, bitter sorrow.
THE LIEUTENANT-GOVERNORGUY WETMORE CARRYL
Now, on several occasions in the past Percival had met Disillusion face to face in a bathing-suit.
THE HONORABLE PERCIVALALICE HEGAN RICE
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WORDS RELATED TO DISILLUSION

  • correct
  • debunk
  • disenchant
  • disillusion
  • enlighten
  • expose
  • free
  • liberate
  • rectify
  • rid
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