disabused

dis·a·buse || ‚dɪsə'bjuːz v. amend or correct a person's misconception, undeceive

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  • Disabused — disabuse dis a*buse , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Disabused}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Disabusing}.] [Pref. dis + abuse; cf. F. d[ e]sabuser.] To set free from mistakes; to undeceive; to disengage from fallacy or deception; to set right; often used with of; as …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • disabused — adjective freed of a mistaken or misguided notion some people are still not disabused of the old idea that the universe revolves around the Earth • Syn: ↑undeceived • Similar to: ↑disenchanted …   Useful english dictionary

  • disabuse — UK [ˌdɪsəˈbjuːz] / US [ˌdɪsəˈbjuz] verb [transitive] Word forms disabuse : present tense I/you/we/they disabuse he/she/it disabuses present participle disabusing past tense disabused past participle disabused formal to make someone realize that… …   English dictionary

  • undeceived — adjective freed of a mistaken or misguided notion some people are still not disabused of the old idea that the universe revolves around the Earth • Syn: ↑disabused • Similar to: ↑disenchanted …   Useful english dictionary

  • disabuse — dis a*buse , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Disabused}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Disabusing}.] [Pref. dis + abuse; cf. F. d[ e]sabuser.] To set free from mistakes; to undeceive; to disengage from fallacy or deception; to set right; often used with of; as, to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Disabusing — disabuse dis a*buse , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Disabused}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Disabusing}.] [Pref. dis + abuse; cf. F. d[ e]sabuser.] To set free from mistakes; to undeceive; to disengage from fallacy or deception; to set right; often used with of; as …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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