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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of undeceive.

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

  • adj. freed of a mistaken or misguided notion

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Examples

  • But the first word undeceived him; and he let his head once more fall between the palms of his hands.

    The Continental Monthly, Vol 6, No 5, November 1864 Devoted To Literature And National Policy

  • In this tradition of comedy, the comedic text (or performance) presents a thoroughly undeceived view of human life, responding to "our endless and repetitive cycle of suffering, our horror of it, our inability to escape it," with unremitting laughter.

    Comedy in Literature

  • They went to it, for three-minute rounds with a minute rests, and Sam Stubener was immediately undeceived.

    Chapter II

  • But the terrible fashion in which he coughed and strangled would quickly have undeceived me, had not Louis, bending over the booby-companion, uttered a startled exclamation.

    CHAPTER XLIX

  • Her wry, undeceived, pinny-wearing housekeeper Darya Jane Bertish is an entertaining contrast.

    The House of Bernarda Alba – review

  • One flight out sideways would have undeceived him.

    Notes from the field: In praise of November

  • Sometimes we are less unhappy in being deceived by those we love, than in being undeceived by them.

    Clockwork Angel

  • Obama is sufficiently humane and sufficiently undeceived to take no pleasure in sending soldiers to their deaths for a futile cause.

    Christopher Lydon: David Bromwich On Obama: Looking At Words Closely

  • Far from being in denial about what I want and what men want, I'm brutally honest and undeceived about it - but IRL, men really don't like that, and far prefer the woman who believes life and romance operate according to the rules of a Mills and Boon book!

    What Men Want - The Skinny

  • “Even yet,” continued he, “I can scarcely feel undeceived; your engagement seemed so positive, your connection so irretrievable, — so, — so fixed, I mean. —”

    Cecilia

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