disenchanted disenchanted  /dɪs ɪn ˈtʃæn tɪd/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) freed from enchantment

Usage(s):

  1. Jennie joins Gypsy and Sophie as another of Broadway's disenchanted evenings devoted to the theme that showbiz is woebiz.
  2. PTI: You have been painted as a kid from a working-class family who somewhere along the line became disenchanted with the government and became involved in the bombing.
  3. A year younger than I, he had chosen, after becoming disenchanted with the safari business, to follow in his parents' footsteps.

News

  1. Adrian Peterson: Vikes had no issues with Percy Harvin

    Multiple offseason reports suggested Minnesota Vikings teammates had grown disenchanted with Percy Harvin before his trade to the Seattle Seahawks. Adrian Peterson sets the record straight on the volatile wide receiver's exit.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: NFL.com

  2. Tracking Leaker Edward Snowden

    FILE - This Sunday, June 9, 2013 photo provided by The Guardian newspaper in London shows Edward Snowden, who worked as a contract employee at the U.S. National Security Agency, in Hong Kong. Posts to online blogs and forums, public records and interviews with Snowden’s neighbors, teachers and acquaintances reveal someone who prized the American ideal of personal freedom but became disenchanted ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Valley News

Quotes

  1. Opening the 70-nation conference, Karzai said Afghanistan and its Western supporters must "reach out to all of our countrymen, especially our disenchanted brothers who are not part of Al-Qaeda".
    on Jan 27, 2010 By: Hamid Karzai Source: AFP

  2. Former Democratic Party Chairman Donald Fowler said Bloomberg would be "a disturbing factor to both parties," but the mayor would probably draw more Republican votes simply because "Republicans are more disenchanted than Democrats."
    on Jun 19, 2007 By: Donald Fowler Source: Washington Post

  3. Ayckbourn says, "What is happening is that the theatre is being stuffed with the stars' fans. What they experience in the theatre is a poor performance, and they go out profoundly disappointed and disenchanted. That is another blow for the theatre....
    on Jan 26, 2007 By: Alan Ayckbourn Source: PR-Inside.com (Pressemitteilung)

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