The sloping baseline indicates melancholy, disillusion, and loss of innocence.
Disappointment if not disillusion is inevitable, particularly in light of the current economic meltdown.
The Warren Report was and remains a symptom of disillusion with whatever the government says.
The downstairs portion of the Democratic base is increasingly beset by debt and disillusion.
She has no fear of these last, matching her wits against their appetites, paying them back cruelly in snare and disillusion.
In "Lear," Shakespeare was intent on expressing his own disillusion and naked misery.
But amongst the best he would have to set down love, and amongst the worst he would have to set down love's disillusion.
His first disillusion was the house to which he was directed.
The book perfectly renders the disillusion, languor and sentimentality which characterise a self-centred scepticism.
I drink the wine of aspiration, and the drug of disillusion.