disillusionment

(redirected from disillusionments)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.
Related to disillusionments: call on, so far, scrutinised, took over
References in classic literature ?
Much more Ernest told them of themselves and of his disillusionment.
Evidently this daughter of the Cavaliers met a rude disillusionment in Milton's Puritan household and in his Old Testament theory of woman's inferiority and of a wife's duty of strict subjection to her husband; a few weeks after the marriage she fled to her family and refused to return.
Such a fearful disillusionment, such a blasting of life-long hopes and aspirations, such an uprooting of age-old tradition might have excused a vastly greater demonstration on the part of the Thark.