Disenchant

Definition of Disenchant

Dis`en`chant´
v. t.1.To free from enchantment; to deliver from the power of charms or spells.
[imp. & p. p. Disenchanted; p. pr. & vb. n. Disenchanting.]
Haste to thy work; a noble stroke or two
Ends all the charms, and disenchants the grove.
- Dryden.
2.to free (a person) from fascination or delusion; to destroy the false hopes or overoptimistic expectations of (a person); to disillusion; - used with people or events as the agent (subject); as, the candidate was disenchanted by the low turnout at the rally.

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awaken, break the spell, burst the bubble, correct, debunk, disabuse, disappoint, disillude, disillusion, disillusionize, enlighten, expose, let down easy, let in on, prick the bubble, put straight, set right, set straight, show up, tell the truth, unblindfold, uncharm, undeceive, unspell, wake up
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