View definitions for disillusioning


verb as in disenchant

Discover More

Example Sentences

Other high-profile women also became single mothers after disillusioning experiences with men.

Ultimately, the mission ended up profoundly disillusioning not only the Haitians but the American troops as well.

The shame of Custozza and Lissa lay heavy on the nation, and the disillusioning had shaken faith in men and institutions.

To have house and Bible shrink so, under the disillusioning corrected angle, is loss-for a moment.

Ye gods, what a winter it has been—disillusioning, dull, hideously and achingly disappointing!

Arnoul, a prelate who had gone through the disillusioning experience of the Second Crusade, began the present church.

That he should joke about his broken promise before Florrie amazed Gabriella even after her disillusioning experience with him.


On this page you'll find 8 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to disillusioning, such as: disappoint, embitter, disabuse, bring down to earth, burst the bubble, and disenthrall.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.