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English definition of “disenchanted”


adjective uk   /ˌdɪs.ɪnˈtʃɑːn.tɪd/ us    /-ˈtʃæn.t̬ɪd/
no longer believing in the value of something, especially having learned of the problems with it: Many voters have become disenchanted with the government.Feeling sad and unhappy
noun [U] uk   /-ˈtʃɑːnt.mənt/ us    /-ˈtʃænt.mənt/
There is (a) growing disenchantment with the way the country/school/club is being run.Disappointing yourself and others
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