disillusionment

[ dis-i-loo-zhuhn-muhnt ]
/ ˌdɪs ɪˈlu ʒən mənt /

noun

the loss or destruction of illusions or idealistic beliefs; the state of having lost such illusions or beliefs:Her bitterness and disillusionment were complete when he refused to investigate the corruption she reported because he was in business with some of the people involved.

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