disenchanting disenchanting

Definition(s):

  • (adj) freeing from illusion or false belief

Usage(s):

  1. These venture-capitalists have a dismally disenchanting evening in store for them.
  2. Most of Playwright Ibsen's magic has survived the 46 disenchanting years that have passed since it was put to paper.
  3. In rich but delicately tinted Technicolor, Cinderella is unalloyed make-believe, without the disenchanting sight of a single photographed human face.

News

  • Commentary: Jurgen Klinsmann is going for broke with the USMNT's Gold Cup roster

    For much of his two years in charge of the US national team, Jurgen Klinsmann has shown a penchant for defensive midfielders, routinely calling up handfuls of them at a time and for one particularly disenchanting stretch last year, even trying to shoehorn three of them into the starting lineup at once.
    on June 27, 2013     Source: MLS via Yahoo! Sports

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