disillusioned

disillusioned
adj.
VERBS
be, feel
become, get, grow
ADVERB
extremely, fairly, very, etc.
deeply
completely, thoroughly, totally, utterly
a little, slightly, etc.
increasingly
PREPOSITION
by

They felt bitter and disillusioned by the decision.

with

Later in life he grew rather disillusioned with communism.


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  • disillusioned — index cynical, disappointed Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • disillusioned — *sophisticated, worldly wise, worldly, blasé Analogous words: undeceived (see corresponding affirmative verb at DECEIVE): disenchanted (see corresponding affirmative verb at ATTRACT) …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • disillusioned — adjective freed from illusion • Similar to: ↑disenchanted * * * adj disenchanted, undeceived, disappointed, let down FORMAL disabused * * * [adjective] disenchanted, disabused, disappointed, enlightened, undeceived * * * ▶ …   Useful english dictionary

  • disillusioned — dis|il|lu|sioned [ ,dısı luʒnd ] adjective disappointed because you have discovered that someone or something is not as good as you had believed: Disillusioned communists helped bring down the regime. disillusioned with: Voters are very… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • disillusioned — [[t]dɪ̱sɪlu͟ːʒ(ə)nd[/t]] ADJ GRADED: oft ADJ with n If you are disillusioned with something, you are disappointed, because it is not as good as you had expected or thought. I ve become very disillusioned with politics... He had become… …   English dictionary

  • disillusioned — UK [ˌdɪsɪˈluːʒ(ə)nd] / US [ˌdɪsɪˈluʒ(ə)nd] adjective disappointed because you have discovered that someone or something is not as good as you had believed Disillusioned teachers are leaving the profession in large numbers. disillusioned with:… …   English dictionary

  • disillusioned — dis|il|lu|sioned [ˌdısıˈlu:ʒənd] adj disappointed because you have lost your belief that someone is good, or that an idea is right = ↑disenchanted disillusioned by/with ▪ As she grew older, Laura became increasingly disillusioned with politics …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • disillusioned — adjective disappointed because you have lost your belief that someone is good, or that an idea is right (+ by/with): As she grew older, Laura grew increasingly disillusioned with politics …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • disillusioned — adjective Date: 1871 disappointed, dissatisfied …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • disillusioned — adjective The state of having lost ones illusions …   Wiktionary

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