Definition of disillusioned in English:

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disillusioned

Pronunciation: /dɪsɪˈluːʒ(ə)nd/

adjective

Disappointed in someone or something that one discovers to be less good than one had believed: the minority groups were completely disillusioned with the party
More example sentences
  • I told her that I could see her getting bored, cynical, disillusioned and angry if she joined the cops.
  • It is distressingly easy to become disillusioned and cynical while working on a development aid project.
  • Or has this seemingly complicated young man simply become disillusioned and lost interest?
Synonyms
disenchanted, disappointed, let down, cast down, downcast, discouraged;
cynical, sour, negative, world-weary

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