disenchantment

[ US /dɪsɪnˈtʃæntmənt/ ]
[ UK /dˌɪsɛnt‍ʃˈɑːntmənt/ ]
NOUN
  1. freeing from false belief or illusions
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How To Use disenchantment In A Sentence

  • At a time of deep disenchantment and voter cynicism, she stood out as an honest human being.
  • Voltaire's legacy also cemented the alleged linkage that joined positivist science on the one hand with secularizing disenchantment and dechristianization on the other in the progressive modernization of the world. Voltaire
  • There is growing disenchantment with the way the country/school/club is being run.
  • For worse or "worser" the rightward drift of the Israeli electorate underlies a deep disenchantment, resentment and apprehension with the state of its external security embodied by the troika of terror that Hamas, Hezbollah and Iran pose to Israel's security. Amb. Marc Ginsberg: Bibi & Avi or Tzpi & Avi: Change We Can't Believe In
  • As I said at the onset, I loved the movies, even the very few being offered today for those of even average intelligence, but I fear a total disenchantment is on its way, unless the moguls come up with a more engaging product for people of all ages and stop trying to overstuff us with all the hype and brainless baloney. Warren Adler: The Movies: A Fading Flame
  • Obviously measures have been taken to rectify the situation, but there is still an impression of disillusion, if not disenchantment.
  • Roughly, Protestantism is all about the ‘disenchantment of the world’ and Catholicism is about magic and sacralization. Information, Culture, Policy, Education: Books
  • She may not even last till the end of her six-year term if she is weakened by any disenchantment.
  • In the laboratory of time, subtle essences of disenchantment and pessimism are distilled.
  • But there is now general disenchantment, particularly on the economy, standards in public life and tackling crime and antisocial behaviour. Times, Sunday Times
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