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disillusion
used in Main Street

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Definition
disappoint by removal of false belief that something is better than it is
  • Night witchery and morning disillusion were alike forgotten in the march of realities and days.
    Chapter 15 (13% in)
  • She tried to free herself from the speculation and disillusionment which had been twitching at her; sought to dismiss all the opinionation of an insurgent era.
    Chapter 15 (37% in)
  • 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.
    Chapter 29 (45% in)
  • Disillusions she did have.
    Chapter 37 (3% in)

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