disenchantment love

Definitions

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  • n. the act of disenchanting or the state of being disenchanted
  • n. freeing from false belief or illusions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act of disenchanting, or state of being disenchanted.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act of disenchanting, or the state of being disenchanted.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. freeing from false belief or illusions

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Examples

  • The disenchantment is rooted in national economic policies that were framed decades ago.

    The Politics of Western Canada: Revolt or Reform

  • We are not talking of me, however -- but because of this, which in me you call disenchantment, I am able to understand mamma's wish to leave society, all the more because, if I were in her position, all homage, show, luxury, amusements would for me be as impossible as they are for her.

    The Argonauts

  • But his mood, that current of fretful optimism alternating with a cavernous disenchantment, is more or less unchanged: “I don’t know if this makes me a bad person or whatever, but it’s hard for me to get interested in other people’s vacations.”

    Revenge of the Wimps

  • Lost respect for the police; I think that you might find the disenchantment is with your senior officers, who appear to have brain removal surgery, when attending senior officer’s training courses. on April 15, 2009 at 6: 12 pm | Reply thespecialone

    Diversity In Action (or ‘inaction’ if you prefer) « POLICE INSPECTOR BLOG

  • Based on Urbana's calculations, for every two ACORN members who continue to support the organization, one has quit in disenchantment.

    Peter Dreier: Why ACORN Fell: The Times , Lies, and Videotape

  • Or possibly her disenchantment was a result of her deteriorating personal life.

    The Alibi

  • Van Dyk called disenchantment with South Africa's foreign policy and uncertainty of what effect it will have "a major factor in the weakening of the rand."

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • It was a denial of all heavenly and earthly facts that might be termed disenchantment, or if you will, despair; as if humanity in lethargy had been pronounced dead by those who felt its pulse.

    The Confession of a Child of the Century — Complete

  • It was a degeneration of all things of heaven and of earth that might be termed disenchantment, or if you preferred, despair; as if humanity in lethargy had been pronounced dead by those who held its place.

    The Confession of a Child of the Century

  • Nor the "disenchantment" of his partisans when two great TV showmen, Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert, managed to attract 150,000 demonstrators, furiously favorable, to the Mall in the last hours of the campaign.

    Bernard-Henri Lévy: Stop Shooting at Obama

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