[ dis-i-loo-zhuh-nahyz ]
/ ˌdɪs ɪˈlu ʒəˌnaɪz /
verb (used with object), dis·il·lu·sion·ized, dis·il·lu·sion·iz·ing.
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What does "scattergood" mean?
a person who acts as though he or she knows everything and who dismisses the opinions, comments, or suggestions of others.
a person who spends possessions or money extravagantly or wastefully; spendthrift.
a well-intentioned but naive and often ineffectual social or political reformer.TAKE THE QUIZ TO FIND OUT
Also especially British, dis·il·lu·sion·ise .
OTHER WORDS FROM disillusionizedis·il·lu·sion·iz·er, dis·il·lu·sion·ist, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for disillusionize
I am sorry to disillusionize you, but I don't care a fig for balls and garden-parties and salons.Mr. Crewe's Career, Complete|Winston Churchill
At any rate, he would have been unspeakably cruel to disillusionize her.