Definition of 'disenchant'
Definition of 'Disenchant'
- Disenchant \Dis`en*chant"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Disenchanted; p. pr. & vb. n. Disenchanting.] [Pref. dis- + enchant: cf. F. d['e]senchanter.]
- 1. To free from enchantment; to deliver from the power of charms or spells. [1913 Webster]
- Haste to thy work; a noble stroke or two Ends all the charms, and disenchants the grove. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]
- 2. to free (a person) from fascination or delusion; to destroy the false hopes or overoptimistic expectations of (a person); to disillusion; -- used with people or events as the agent (subject); as, the candidate was disenchanted by the low turnout at the rally. [PJC]
Synonyms of 'disenchant'
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