dis abuse

disabuse

[dis-uh-byooz]
verb (used with object), disabused, disabusing.
to free (a person) from deception or error.

Origin:
1605–15; < French désabuser. See dis-1, abuse

disabusal, noun
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disabuse (ˌdɪsəˈbjuːz)
 
vb (usually foll by of)
to rid (oneself, another person, etc) of a mistaken or misguided idea; set right
 
disa'busal
 
n

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disabuse
1610s, from dis- + abuse. Related: Disabused.
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