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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdisillusioneddis‧il‧lu‧sioned /ˌdɪsəˈluːʒənd◂/ adjective  DISAPPOINTEDdisappointed because you have lost your belief that someone is good, or that an idea is right syn disenchanteddisillusioned by/with As she grew older, Laura became increasingly disillusioned with politics.see thesaurus at disappointeddisillusionment (also disillusion) noun [uncountable]
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disillusionedBritain's black community - especially young people unable to find employment - is becoming increasingly disillusioned and restless.Children begin secondary school with high expectations of science, but become disillusioned and uninterested, especially in physics.Japanese college students in particular are disillusioned by the restrictions placed on them by society.The employment service is disillusioned, demoralised and underfunded.In which case, this may be just the book for all disillusioned fans of yesteryear.It was a disillusioned generation which went east to find the new answers.His book is the testimony of a disillusioned man who turns with some bitterness on his former colleagues.Disillusioned voters are turning against the government.They become disillusioned when they realise that their parents have just as many faults as everyone else.As David grew older he became increasingly disillusioned with socialism.became ... disillusionedThough he got excited at each new development in his investigations, he soon became disillusioned again.Because of this he often failed to bring about cures and eventually became disillusioned with hypnosis as a form of therapy.He became disillusioned with law after losing a case due to a technicality.Wordsworth soon became disillusioned with most of Godwin's ideas.During his stints as a Red Guard and a soldier, however, Wei became disillusioned with the one-party socialist ideology.Like many radicals Cary became disillusioned with the Rump Parliament and welcomed its fall.Also, I became very disillusioned with the States after the first police riots started.But after October they rapidly became disillusioned with their erstwhile allies.
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