Adjective "disillusioned" definition and examples

Pronunciation

/dɪsɪˈluːʒ(ə)nd/

Definitions and examples

adjective

Disappointed in someone or something that one discovers to be less good than one had believed.
  1. 'It turned out to be a cosy place for the disillusioned - somewhere to take refuge until a new Lenin comes along.'
  2. 'Or has this seemingly complicated young man simply become disillusioned and lost interest?'
  3. 'And thousands of disillusioned parents have turned their backs on the city.'
  4. 'I told her that I could see her getting bored, cynical, disillusioned and angry if she joined the cops.'
  5. 'This is a schooling system for consumer cool, soft business, free ownership and disillusioned voters.'
  6. 'My guess is he's still disillusioned and reeling after yesterday's events.'
  7. 'Not only does he need to convince a sceptical market, he also has to reach an increasingly disillusioned customer.'
  8. 'People are very disillusioned and frustrated at the way the Government has carried on its business.'
  9. 'If he was disillusioned, Walsh said, it was because so few share his belief that sportswriters are not engaging in real battles.'
  10. 'One dissatisfied customer leads to many disillusioned persons who will never come into your store.'

Definitions

1. to free from or deprive of illusion, belief, idealism, etc.; disenchant. noun

2. a freeing or a being freed from illusion or conviction; disenchantment.

More examples(as adjective)

"says can be disillusioned by lacks."

"people can be disillusioned with lives."

"people can be disillusioned with allies."

"people can be disillusioned of ideas."

"people can be disillusioned by people."

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Origin

(disillusion)