disillusion

disillusion NOUN disappointment from discovering that something is not as good as one believed it to be.
VERB cause to experience disillusion.
DERIVATIVES disillusioned adjective disillusionment noun.

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  • Disillusion — Dis il*lu sion, n. The act or process of freeing from an illusion, or the state of being freed therefrom. Lowell. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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