- adj.VERBS▪ be, feel▪ become, get, growADVERB▪ extremely, fairly, very, etc.▪ deeply▪ completely, thoroughly, totally, utterly▪ a little, slightly, etc.▪ increasinglyPREPOSITION▪ 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