verb (used with object), dis·a·bused, dis·a·bus·ing.
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Example sentences from the Web for disabuse
We must disabuse ourselves of this perhaps half-ironic but still telling aphorism.
As a former agent himself, Horrigan hopes to disabuse renters of the notion that brokers are mercenary con artists.
He said he wanted to disabuse anyone who thinks the administration has “a bunch of other rabbits in our hat” to ward off default.Obama at the Shutdown Press Conference: ‘Lord Knows I’m Tired of It’|Eleanor Clift|October 8, 2013|DAILY BEAST
No amount of sweet-sounding oratory is going to disabuse him of his hard-driving partisan agenda.
Either way, if you ever thought punditry was anything close to a science, this should be enough to disabuse you.RIP Platinum Coin: May 14th, 2010-January 12th, 2013|Megan McArdle|January 14, 2013|DAILY BEAST
These circumstances did not disabuse Donald of his original idea of its being a penny-wedding.Wilson's Tales of the Borders and of Scotland, Volume 2|Alexander Leighton
He could not disabuse his mind of the insinuating presence of the two together.Four Weird Tales|Algernon Blackwood
You must first disabuse your mind of the American girl as you find her in books.The Affair at the Inn|Kate Douglas Wiggin
It is almost impossible at present to disabuse the public mind of Europe and of the North of this shallow prejudice.The Alternative: A Separate Nationality, or The Africanization of the South|William Henry Holcombe
Meanwhile it is the duty of parents to disabuse their female offspring as to the existence of a right to be amused.The Unpopular Review Vol. I|Various