disillusioning

[ US /ˌdɪsɪˈɫuʒənɪŋ/ ]
[ UK /dɪsɪlˈuːʒənɪŋ/ ]
ADJECTIVE
  1. freeing from illusion or false belief
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How To Use disillusioning In A Sentence

  • I realize that this line of thought is, perhaps, too confusing and too disillusioning. Pavel Somov, Ph.D.: American Am-ness
  • Despite this disillusioning experience, there has been hardly any internal dissidence. The Times Literary Supplement
  • So there was no end to this thing, no awakening and disillusioning, none of the disappointment and dreariness which is likely to attend the translating of a dream into work-a-day life. The Good Comrade
  • It is kind of disillusioning to realize that even painterly paintings and other works that are considered entirely novel creations often involved analogous 'tracing' techniques rather than realistic forms just springing onto the canvas from a painter's mind's eye. Archive 2006-08-09
  • And, after all, instead of disillusioning me it deeply attracted me.
  • We ordered our tickets, paid an early visit, and had a fairly disillusioning evening.
  • disillusioning" to see Republicans who once supported the DREAM Act turn against it in the current climate. FOXNews.com
  • The Baghdad Pact, announced in January 1955, had come “as a severe disillusioning surprise” and he perceived it as a strategy “designed to isolate Egypt.” Eisenhower 1956
  • The opposition of the traditionalists and the fear of disillusioning the faithful led to a third choice.
  • It is important for the nation to know that this past year was a very disillusioning one; the wheels came off of Children First Mayor Michael Bloomberg's education initiative. John C. Fager: New York Matters: Mayoral Control and Denial
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