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1. disillusion

noun. ['ˌdɪsɪˈluːʒən'] freeing from false belief or illusions.

Synonyms

  • sophistication
  • disillusionment
  • edification

Antonyms

  • naivete
  • raise
  • ascend
  • rise

Etymology

  • dis- (English)
  • illusion (English)

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Words that Rhyme with Disillusion

  • transfusion
  • reperfusion
  • rediffusion
  • profusion
  • preclusion
  • extrusion
  • exclusion
  • confusion
  • conclusion
  • seclusion
  • intrusion
  • infusion
  • inclusion
  • diffusion
  • contusion
  • occlusion
  • delusion
  • collusion
  • fusion
  • allusion

Example sentences of the word disillusion


1. Verb, base form
Thus, making promises on issues over which he has no control will only disillusion the people he leads.

Quotes containing the word disillusion


1. Love is the child of illusion and the parent of disillusion.
- Miguel de Unamuno

2. But how will I know who my Soulmate is?” Brida felt that this was one of the most important questions she had ever asked in her life. By taking risks’ she said to Brida. ‘ By risking failure, disappointment, disillusion, but never ceasing in you search for Love. As long as you keep looking, you will triumph in the end.
- Paulo Coelho, Brida

3. Along with the idea of romantic love, she was introduced to another--physical beauty. Probably the most destructive ideas in the history of human thought. Both originated in envy, thrived in insecurity, and ended in disillusion.
- Toni Morrison, The Bluest Eye

2. disillusion

verb. ['ˌdɪsɪˈluːʒən'] free from enchantment.

Synonyms

  • disappoint
  • disenchant

Antonyms

  • charm
  • fascinate
  • entrance

Etymology

  • dis- (English)
  • illusion (English)
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