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Verb
To free from mistaken beliefs or foolish hopes
“I would hate to disillusion our friends from that galaxy far, far away, but my impression is that none of those slogans mean anything more than they say, and that in any case, they do not say very much.”
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To let someone down, especially with regards to an obligation or duty
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To implant bitter feelings in
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To fall short in satisfying the expectation or hope of
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To fill with alarm or depression
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Deflate someone's idea, feelings
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To cause to feel less close or friendly
Noun
Disappointment resulting from the discovery that something is not as good as one believed it to be
“And as a result, in place of the kindled hopes and artificially aroused excitement comes disillusion and apathy.”
Noun
The attitude or beliefs of a cynic
Noun
Singular of second thoughts
Noun
A feeling of mild astonishment or shock caused by something unexpected
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