how to pronounce disillusion


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disillusion is pronounced in four syllables

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An example use of disillusion in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… in spirit and disillusion and when he …”

meanings of disillusion


  1. The act or process of disenchanting or freeing from a false belief.
  2. The state of having been or process of becoming freed of false belief.


  1. To free or deprive of illusion; to disenchant.

disillusion frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word disillusion occurs in english on average 0.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics disillusion can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that disillusion can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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