1. [syn: disenchant, disillusion]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Disenchant \Dis`en*chant"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Disenchanted;
p. pr. & vb. n. Disenchanting.] [Pref. dis- + enchant: cf.
1. To free from enchantment; to deliver from the power of
charms or spells.
Haste to thy work; a noble stroke or two
Ends all the charms, and disenchants the grove.
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.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
v 1: free from enchantment [syn: disenchant, disillusion]
[ant: delight, enchant, enrapture, enthral,
enthrall, ravish, transport]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
25 Moby Thesaurus words for "disenchant":
awaken, break the spell, burst the bubble, correct, debunk,
disabuse, disappoint, disillude, disillusion, disillusionize,
enlighten, expose, let down easy, let in on, prick the bubble,
put straight, set right, set straight, show up, tell the truth,
unblindfold, uncharm, undeceive, unspell, wake up