[ UK /dˌɪsɐbjˈuːs/ ]
[ US /dɪsəbˈjus, dɪsəbˈjuz/ ]
  1. free somebody (from an erroneous belief)
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How To Use disabuse In A Sentence

  • If you have any fantasies about a pastoral past full of sunshine and sweet moments, unsullied by the grim industrial monuments of the current day, this should disabuse you.
  • I would like to disabuse your mind of the idea that your cousin has a feeling of hostility to you. On the contrary he spoke to me in the most friendly terms of you.
  • I don't want... to disabuse you, Alma- ' The long word stuck in her mouth for a second, rolled awkwardly, choking, off her tongue. LOST CHILDREN
  • Yes, Dan disabuses people of their naïve ideas about the mind, while Nick is more willing to take seriously what people say about their own minds.
  • If you continue to labour under the delusion that your subfusc sniping constitutes debate then of course I would have no wish to disabuse you of this irredeemable condition, thank you. On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...
  • Here it is necessary to disabuse the reader's mind of the prevalent belief that the terms larva, pupa and imago are fixed and absolute. Our Common Insects A Popular Account of the Insects of Our Fields, Forests, Gardens and Houses
  • Of course, once I started doing the job I was quickly disabused of any romantic ideas I had about it.
  • Most people wouldn't DEMAND to know someone's politics or candidate they voted for under the same rules you purport to apply to religious persons, so that they could be 'disabused' of their personal views and choices. [unpopular opinions] cost many readers
  • If Wright had aspirations to fight in one of the war's main theaters after enlisting with the Sixth Iowa Cavalry Regiment, he was quickly disabused of the idea.
  • some people are still not disabused of the old idea that the universe revolves around the Earth
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