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dis in chant muhnt

  • n  freeing from false belief or illusions

  • In disenchantment novels, these rambling estates are the toys of a gracious childhood soon to be whisked away by that legendary anti-Santa, the '29 crash.
  • The men have told him strikingly similar stories of disenchantment.
  • The growing sectarian violence much of it perpetrated on Sunnis by Shi'ite militias led to disenchantment with the political process, but that didn't automatically .

  • Michael Ignatieff in Montreal Gazette
    Speaking in French, Ignatieff said the "prime minister gambled on the cynical attitudes; he gambled on the disenchantment with respect to politics. . . . Ladies and gentlemen, he lost his bet."
  • Fernando Lugo in Earthtimes (press release)
    We are convinced that Paraguay has a right to better horizons. We have felt it in the pain, in the tears of so many mothers, the disenchantment of so many young people and the suffering of so many children,Lugo said.
  • Sarah Palin in Politico
    There are a whole lot of people in the White House who want to prove you can't survive and succeed being out of the system,Palin said. "The system is broken. The system creates disenchantment with the people looking at the political system...

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