Usage examples for disillusion

  1. So she sat up as if enlightenment had come and had brought disillusion in its wake. – Winds of the World by Talbot Mundy
  2. Only here and there is there the slightest disillusion, and this mainly in the use of some ultra- modern phrase or word. – Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete The Personal And Literary Life Of Samuel Langhorne Clemens by Albert Bigelow Paine Last Updated: February 20, 2009
  3. Pariset thought it safe to disillusion him. – A Hero of Liége by Herbert Strang
  4. Stillness and blossoms and the disillusion of intrusive fact! – Kenny by Leona Dalrymple
  5. The sense of quest, of disillusion, of something lacking, is more common among modern men than its resolution in discovery. – The Life of the Spirit and the Life of To-day by Evelyn Underhill
  6. Maryllia looked at her wistfully now and then, and was half sorry she had invited her, the disillusion was so complete. – God's Good Man by Marie Corelli
  7. Our disillusion came with the fall of dusk. – A Prisoner in Turkey by John Still
  8. It was quite a disillusion; to think that she could get over him so easily! – Bird of Paradise by Ada Leverson
  9. But many things which are typically of the Orient would probably disillusion you, Miss Abingdon. – Fire-Tongue by Sax Rohmer
  10. Disillusion is a very strange thing- like death, only having people die seems more natural somehow. – Turn About Eleanor by Ethel M. Kelley
  11. Possibly she has become acquainted with disillusion. – The Emancipated by George Gissing
  12. Had they not held in their hands the Paris Commune, which was, for a time, the impulsive organ of the Assembly and of all France; had they not finally the bitter disillusion of having created new masters for themselves with their own hands? – Essays on the Materialistic Conception of History by Antonio Labriola
  13. That alone can harness to itself the vitality and heroism of men, which else will riot away in waste or flag in disillusion. – Thoughts on religion at the front by Neville Stuart Talbot
  14. We have to sit and pretend; and with disillusion in our souls we do pretend. – The Feast of St. Friend by Arnold Bennett
  15. Her delicate fingers relaxed,- in her imagination she saw some coveted splendour slip from her hold, and her little face grew set and serious as though she had already suffered a whole life's disillusion. – Innocent Her Fancy and His Fact by Marie Corelli