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disabuse

[ dis-uh-byooz ]
/ 藢d瑟s 蓹藞byuz /
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verb (used with object), dis路a路bused, dis路a路bus路ing.
to free (a person) from deception or error.
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Origin of disabuse

From the French word d茅sabuser, dating back to 1605鈥15. See dis-1, abuse

OTHER WORDS FROM disabuse

dis路a路bus路al, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for disabuse

disabuse
/ (藢d瑟s蓹藞bju藧z) /

verb
(tr usually foll by of) to rid (oneself, another person, etc) of a mistaken or misguided idea; set right

Derived forms of disabuse

disabusal, noun
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