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disenthral

[dis-en-thrawl] /ˌdɪs ɛnˈθrɔl/
verb (used with object), disenthralled, disenthralling.
Related forms
disenthralment, noun

disenthrall

[dis-en-thrawl] /ˌdɪs ɛnˈθrɔl/
verb (used with object)
1.
to free from bondage; liberate:
to be disenthralled from morbid fantasies.
Origin of disenthrall
1635-1645
1635-45; dis-1 + enthrall
Related forms
disenthrallment, noun
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Examples from the Web for disenthralled
Historical Examples
  • It is only by mingling with those outside of our own little specialty that we are disenthralled from the bonds of prejudice.

    In the School-Room John S. Hart
  • In his place rises another young man, “redeemed and disenthralled”—a brand plucked from the burning.

  • Men and women danced for joy in the streets, and the song of liberation burst from the lips of the disenthralled multitude.

    The Highlands of Ethiopia William Cornwallis Harris
  • disenthralled of flesh, risen to the unobstructed sphere where passion never comes, he begins his illimitable work.

    Lincoln's Yarns and Stories Alexander K. McClure
  • disenthralled of flesh, and risen to the unobstructed sphere where passion never comes, he begins his illimitable work.

    The Art of Public Speaking Dale Carnagey (AKA Dale Carnegie) and J. Berg Esenwein
  • From the hill-tops and the valleys the cry of a disenthralled people went upward, like the sound of many waters: 'Glory to God!

    The Freedmen's Book Lydia Maria Child
  • The other occurred in 1804, twelve years after the slaves had disenthralled themselves.

  • disenthralled of flesh, and risen in the unobstructed sphere where passion never comes, he begins his illimitable work.

British Dictionary definitions for disenthralled

disenthral

/ˌdɪsɪnˈθrɔːl/
verb -thrals, -thralling, -thralled (US) -thralls, -thralling, -thralled
1.
(transitive) to set free
Derived Forms
disenthralment, (US) disenthrallment, noun
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