disabuse definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To free from a falsehood or misconception: i need to disabuse you of one's emotions of grandeur.
    • setting clear of blunders; to undeceive; to disengage from fallacy or deception; to create right; -- usually combined with of.
    • To without a falsehood or misconception: I must disabuse you of your feelings of grandeur.
    • To set without blunders; to undeceive; to disengage from fallacy or deception; to create correct; -- often used with of.
    • To free of a falsehood or myth: I must disabuse you of your feelings of grandeur.
    • setting free of errors; to undeceive; to disengage from fallacy or deception; to create correct; -- often combined with of.
  • verb:
    • To free (some body) of a misconception or misapprehension; to reveal a falsehood held by (somebody).
    • no-cost a person (from an erroneous belief)
    • To free (somebody) of a misconception or misapprehension; to unveil a falsehood held by (somebody).
    • free someone (from an erroneous belief)
    • To free (somebody) of a misconception or misapprehension; to reveal a falsehood held by (somebody).
    • free somebody (from an erroneous belief)
  • others:
    • To free of error; undeceive; ease from fallacy or deception; set right: as, its our responsibility to disabuse ourselves of false notions and prejudices.
    • To free from blunder; undeceive; relieve from fallacy or deception; set appropriate: as, it's our duty to disabuse ourselves of false notions and prejudices.
    • To without mistake; undeceive; relieve from fallacy or deception; set appropriate: as, it is our duty to disabuse ourselves of false notions and prejudices.

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