DISILLUSION in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of DISILLUSION
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disillusion
 n.  a freeing or a being freed from illusion or conviction
Classic Sentence:
1  He turned his slow, rather full eyes, that had been drowned in such fathomless disillusion, on Connie, and she trembled a little.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 3
2  endlessly old, built up of layers of disillusion, going down in him generation after generation, like geological strata; and at the same time he was forlorn like a child.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 3
3  Levin had not the heart to disillusion him of the notion that there could be something delightful apart from her, and so said nothing.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 5: Chapter 2
4  Night witchery and morning disillusion were alike forgotten in the march of realities and days.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XV
5  When I buckled on Sergius's sword he looked so noble: it was treason to think of disillusion or humiliation or failure.
Arms and the Man By George Bernard Shaw
Get Context   In ACT I
6  But however indubitable that conclusion and the officer's conviction based upon it, Pierre felt it necessary to disillusion him.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 11: CHAPTER XXVIII
7  At half-past three no one had come, and the grocery boy reluctantly got out, cranked his Ford, glared at them in a disillusioned manner, and rattled away.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIX
8  I believed her young, ardent, reckless, disillusioned, under sentence, feverish, avid of pleasure.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 3. Lena Lingard: III
9  He was beginning to feel somewhat disillusioned.
Dubliners By James Joyce
Get Context   In A LITTLE CLOUD
10  Her interpretation of his words disillusioned him.
Dubliners By James Joyce
Get Context   In A PAINFUL CASE
11  Before the evening was half over, Jo felt so completely disillusioned, that she sat down in a corner to recover herself.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER THIRTY-FOUR
12  She saw in him that ancient motionlessness of a race that can't be disillusioned any more, an extreme, perhaps, of impurity that is pure.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 5
13  Upon that the disillusioned suitor would fly out upon the new order of things brought about by the inquiry into illicit fees, and curse both the tchinovniks and their uppish, insolent behaviour.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER XI
14  The truth seems to be that a long line of disillusive centuries has permanently displaced the Hellenic idea of life, or whatever it may be called.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 3: 1 "My Mind to Me a Kingdom Is"
Example Sentence:
1  He's very disillusioned with the present government.
2  He romanticized the past as he became disillusioned with his present.
3  If the king had hoped for peace, he was to be sadly disillusioned.