dis- + enthrall
disenthrall (third-person singular simple present disenthralls, present participle disenthralling, simple past and past participle disenthralled)
- (transitive) To free from slavery or captivation.
2008 March 30, Peter Applebome, “Applying Gandhi’s Ideas to Climate Change”, in New York Times:
- He noted Gandhi’s sense of satyagraha and a statement of Lincoln’s during the depths of the Civil War: “We must disenthrall ourselves, and then we shall save our country.”