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Sons have always a rebellious wish to be disillusioned by that which charmed their fathers.
Aldous Huxley

Meaning of "disillusioned" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF DISILLUSIONED

disillusioned  [ˌdɪsɪˈluːʒənd] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF DISILLUSIONED

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Disillusioned is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES DISILLUSIONED MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of disillusioned in the English dictionary

The definition of disillusioned in the dictionary is having lost one's ideals, illusions, or false ideas about someone or something; disenchanted.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH DISILLUSIONED


Cleveland
ˈkliːvlənd
diamond
ˈdaɪəmənd
England
ˈɪŋɡlənd
Falkland
ˈfɔːlklənd
Finland
ˈfɪnlənd
holland
ˈhɒlənd
husband
ˈhʌzbənd
illusioned
ɪˈluːʒənd
Ireland
ˈaɪələnd
island
ˈaɪlənd
legend
ˈlɛdʒənd
legioned
ˈliːdʒənd
Poland
ˈpəʊlənd
second
ˈsɛkənd
Switzerland
ˈswɪtsələnd
thousand
ˈθaʊzənd
unillusioned
ˌʌnɪˈluːʒənd
unprovisioned
ˌʌnprəˈvɪʒənd
Wayland
ˈweɪlənd
Zealand
ˈziːlənd

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE DISILLUSIONED

disillude
disilluminate
disillusion
disillusionary
disillusionise
disillusionize
disillusionment
disillusive
disimagine
disimmure
disimpassioned
disimprison
disimprisonment
disimprove
disincarcerate
disincentive
disinclination
disincline
disinclined
disinclose

WORDS THAT END LIKE DISILLUSIONED

abandoned
above-mentioned
aforementioned
air-conditioned
closed-captioned
complexioned
conditioned
cushioned
full-fashioned
fully fashioned
impassioned
new-fashioned
old-fashioned
unconditioned
unimpassioned
unmentioned
unquestioned
unsanctioned
well-conditioned
well-intentioned
well-proportioned

Synonyms and antonyms of disillusioned in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «DISILLUSIONED»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «disillusioned» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of disillusioned

Translation of «disillusioned» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF DISILLUSIONED

Find out the translation of disillusioned to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of disillusioned from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «disillusioned» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

幻灭的
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

desilusionado
570 millions of speakers

English

disillusioned
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

मोहभंग
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

خيبة الأمل
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

разочаровался
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

desiludido
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

মোহমুক্ত
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

désabusé
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Kecewa
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

desillusioniert
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

幻滅した
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

환멸을 느낀
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Disillusioned
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

vỡ mộng
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

மயக்கத்தில்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

मोहभंग
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

hayal kırıklığına
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

disilluso
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

złudzeń
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

розчарувався
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

deziluzionat
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

απογοητευμένοι
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

ontnugter
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

desillusionerad
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

desillusjonert
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of disillusioned

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «DISILLUSIONED»

The term «disillusioned» is quite widely used and occupies the 47.798 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «DISILLUSIONED» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «disillusioned» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «disillusioned» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about disillusioned

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10 QUOTES WITH «DISILLUSIONED»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word disillusioned.
1
Matthew Davis
To become a villain, you had to have become disillusioned, and in order to become disillusioned you had to have been passionate about something you believed in that was shaken and ripped from your grasp as a protagonist in that stage of your life, leaving you disillusioned with God, if you will.
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Ralph Fiennes
When she was younger, my mother was quite committed to Roman Catholicism. But she got disillusioned with it and moved closer to something like Buddhist beliefs near the end of her life.
3
Antonio Gramsci
The challenge of modernity is to live without illusions and without becoming disillusioned.
4
Aldous Huxley
Sons have always a rebellious wish to be disillusioned by that which charmed their fathers.
5
Kitty Kelley
I am what is known as a benched Catholic and disillusioned by the church doctrine. I believe in things the Catholic Church does not believe in: divorce being one, and a women's right to choose being another.
6
Ivan Krastev
The crisis of democracy in the West is not the result of falling in love with another system. In Europe and America people who are disillusioned with democracy do not dream about the Chinese model or any other form of authoritarian rule. They do not dream about government that controls Internet and puts in prison those daring to disagree.
7
H. P. Lovecraft
I am disillusioned enough to know that no man's opinion on any subject is worth a damn unless backed up with enough genuine information to make him really know what he's talking about.
8
Francis Maude
So our problem is not Labour, it is us, is making us attractive enough to gain disillusioned Labour support and to compete effectively with the Lib Dems for those loose votes.
9
James McCartney
I was heavily into Nirvana and I still am, but when I was 23 I got disillusioned by music. Then I just focused more on myself and gave up music for a while.
10
Scott McClellan
When I was knowingly misled but only learned that much later, that's really when I started to become disillusioned at the White House.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «DISILLUSIONED»

Discover the use of disillusioned in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to disillusioned and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Leadership for the Disillusioned: Moving Beyond Myths and ...
We expect our leaders to be superhuman, to provide all the answers and never fail. Amanda Sinclair offers an alternative and more realistic approach to leadership based on personal growth, drawing on Eastern philosophies.
Amanda Sinclair, 2007
2
The Disillusioned: A Story of our Times
It is the author's story, but also the story of a disillusioned silent majority; the story of young people bogged down with debt and disillusionment; the story, too, of the increasing dangers facing our children in a materialistic world ...
D. W. Scott, 2004
3
The Disillusioned
A mother's suicide threatens to destroy a family legacy.
D. J. Williams, calibre (0.9.19) [http://calibre-ebook.com], 2013
4
A Disillusioned World
A Disillusioned World is about a salesman in a new and unknown territory, rediscovering nature, rejection and his imagination.
Michael Pilarski, 2011
5
The Disillusioned African
This humorous tale of the na?ve and curious African student-cum-philosopher wandering between North and South, the rural and the urban, has been in gestation for a period of nearly two decades.
Francis B. Nyamnjoh, 2007
6
Disillusioned Millionaire
Born in poverty in a staunch nationalistic apartheid era in South Africa and sourrounded by religious fanaticism, this autobiography traces his growth from humble beginnings to owning one of America's 500 Fastest Growing private companies.
S. John Gault, 2006
7
Dear Church: Letters from a Disillusioned Generation
Through this series of letters from a former emergent church staffer to the global church she's not always sure she wants to be a part of, this volume invites every person to engage their own disappointments and journey through ...
Sarah Raymond Cunningham, 2006
8
Life After Church: God's Call to Disillusioned Christians
Outwardly silent. Secretly bored. In either case, Brian Sanders has a word for you. Out of his own experience as a leaver, Brian distills the complex problem into two viable options: Stay.
Brian Sanders, 2009
9
Frankly Disillusioned
This must-read book also offers a revealing insight into the secret world of magic and raises a colossal question mark over the curious and intriguing issue of life after death.
Dean Metcalfe, 2013
10
Disillusioned: A Stan Turner Mystery
After being discharged from the United States Marine Corps, Stan ends up in Dallas where he intends to finish law school.
William Manchee, 2010

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «DISILLUSIONED»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term disillusioned is used in the context of the following news items.
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Berahino splits with Sterling's agent Aidy Ward - Daily Mail
... controversial agent Aidy Ward after West Brom star becomes disillusioned ... thought to be disillusioned with his agent following Sterling saga. «Daily Mail, Jul 15»
2
Wolverhampton bus tragedy: 'Disgusted and disillusioned' family hit …
Disgusted and disillusioned - these are the words of the heartbroken family of Tony Jones, who died on a bus outside Wolverhampton police ... «expressandstar.com, Jul 15»
3
Review: Marvel's 'Ant-Man' Is A Tiny Triumph - Forbes
The central plot involves recently-released thief Scott Lang (Paul Rudd) being recruited by disillusioned scientist Hank Pym (Michael Douglas) ... «Forbes, Jul 15»
4
Disillusioned with Game of Thrones and True Detective? Try Penny …
Josh Hartnett as Ethan Chandler and Eva Green as Vanessa Ives in Penny Dreadful. Photograph: Jonathan Hession/Showtime. Mike Mariani. «The Guardian, Jul 15»
5
m not this person everyone thinks I am - Fox Sports
Nick Kyrgios pondered tennis future after criticism, feels disillusioned with portrayal. FOX SPORTS; July 07, 2015 11:09PM. Share. × ... «Fox Sports, Jul 15»
6
A Country Hurting and Disillusioned
Father, our nation is hurting and disillusioned. We pray for improved race relations in this country. We especially pray for the families still ... «courierjournal, Jul 15»
7
No specific provisions for ADCs in State Budget ADC Members …
No specific provisions for ADCs in State Budget ADC Members disillusioned. IMPHAL, Jul 6 : Elected Autonomous District Council (ADC) Members have been ... «The Sangai Express, Jul 15»
8
RPatz: Acting isn't that cool
"In the movie, anyway, [James] had a very specific idea of what he wanted his life to be, and was disillusioned before it had even started ... «TV3.ie, Jul 15»
9
Bravo's Complications: Do we need another disillusioned suburban …
Does the world need another depiction of a disillusioned suburban male who gets pushed to the brink and then decides to stop playing by the ... «The Globe and Mail, Jul 15»
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Disillusioned voters will flock to UNP – Eran
“We are not saying it will be a victory. We are saying that on account of this unlikely alliance, disillusioned voters will break away.” SHARE. «nation.lk - The Nation Newspaper, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Disillusioned [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/disillusioned>. May 2020 ».
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