disenchant

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French desenchanter.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˌdɪsɪnˈtʃɑːnt/, /ˌdɪsɪnˈtʃænt/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˌdɪsɪnˈtʃænt/

Verb[edit]

disenchant ‎(third-person singular simple present disenchants, present participle disenchanting, simple past and past participle disenchanted)

  1. (transitive, of a person) To free from illusion, false belief or enchantment; to undeceive or disillusion.
  2. (transitive, of a person) To disappoint.
  3. (Discuss(+) this sense) (transitive, of a thing) To remove a spell or magic enchantment from.

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