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disenthral

[dis-en-thrawl]
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verb (used with object), dis·en·thralled, dis·en·thralling.
  1. disenthrall.
Related formsdis·en·thral·ment, noun

disenthrall

[dis-en-thrawl]
verb (used with object)
  1. to free from bondage; liberate: to be disenthralled from morbid fantasies.

Origin of disenthrall

First recorded in 1635–45; dis-1 + enthrall
Related formsdis·en·thrall·ment, noun
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Examples from the Web for disenthralled

Historical Examples

  • In his place rises another young man, “redeemed and disenthralled”—a brand plucked from the burning.

    The Launch Boys' Adventures in Northern Waters

    Edward S. Ellis

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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


British Dictionary definitions for disenthralled

disenthral

US disenthrall

verb -thrals, -thralling or -thralled or US -thralls, -thralling or -thralled
  1. (tr) to set free
Derived Formsdisenthralment or US disenthrallment, noun
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