One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A feeling of disappointment about someone or something you previously respected or admired; disillusionment.‘growing disenchantment with the leadership’
disillusionment, disappointment, dissatisfaction, discontent, discontentedness, rude awakeningView synonyms
- ‘Yet the article's overall tone conveyed a sense of disenchantment with the reformists' unfulfilled promises.’
- ‘The conference season took place against a growing mood of public cynicism, disenchantment and disengagement from politics.’
- ‘At a time of deep disenchantment and voter cynicism, she stood out as an honest human being.’
- ‘Obviously measures have been taken to rectify the situation, but there is still an impression of disillusion, if not disenchantment.’
- ‘At the same time, reports that the initial spurt in sales has not been sustained have created disenchantment in the market.’
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