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German translation of “disillusion”

disillusion

verb /disiˈluːʒən/
to destroy the false but pleasant beliefs (held by a person)
ernüchtern
I hate to disillusion you, but she isn’t the perfect person you think she is.
disillusionment noun
die Ernüchterung
(Definition of disillusion from the Password English-German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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