verb (used with object), disabused, disabusing.
to free (a person) from deception or error.

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

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Word Origin & History

1610s, from dis- + abuse. Related: Disabused.
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Example sentences
Disabuse yourself especially of the belief that any grace or flow of style can
  come from writing rapidly.
No one in my family could disabuse me of that belief.
In fairness, the band doesn't exactly try to disabuse us of that notion,
  admirably so.
If you ever have the tendency to think that the camera makes the photographer,
  he will quickly disabuse you of that notion.
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