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Meaning of DISILLUSION

Pronunciation:  `disi'loozhun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  freeing from false belief or illusions
  2. [v]  free from enchantment
 

DISILLUSION is a 11 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: disenchant, disenchantment, disillusionment
 
 Antonyms: delight, enchant, enrapture, enthral, enthrall, ravish, transport
 
 See Also: disappoint, edification, let down, sophistication

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Dis`il*lu"sion\, n.
    The act or process of freeing from an illusion, or the state
    of being freed therefrom. --Lowell.
    
    
  2. \Dis`il*lu"sion\, v. t.
    To free from an illusion; to disillusionize.
    
    
 
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