01. I don't want to [disillusion] you, but your ex-boyfriend really isn't interested in getting back together - he's found somebody new.
02. Many people living in the former Soviet bloc have become [disillusioned] by the slow pace of economic reform following the collapse of communism.
03. Military families are said to be angry and [disillusioned], frustrated and full of doubt with the way the war has been going.
04. [Disillusionment] with the established political parties frequently results in low voter turn-outs.
05. Studies suggest that most marriages go through stages of [disillusionment] in which couples discover that what they expected of their marriage is quite different from how it is actually turning out.
06. He claims he married an Asian woman because he became [disillusioned] by American women, who he considers to be too aggressive and independent.
07. The children felt a great sense of [disillusionment] when their favorite teacher left for another school.
08. She became [disillusioned] when her art teacher gave her failing marks for her paintings.
09. I don't want to [disillusion] you, but really, you're going to find it hard to get a teaching job without a Master's degree.
10. Recent scandals involving priests sexually abusing young children have caused many believers to become profoundly [disillusioned] in the church.
11. Stanley Baldwin once stated that the attainment of an ideal is often the beginning of a [disillusion].
12. Antonio Gramsci once observed that the challenge of modernity is to live without illusions and without becoming [disillusioned].
13. Dorothy Thompson once remarked that there is nothing more demoralizing than sudden, overwhelming [disillusionment].
14. Someone once suggested that any new venture goes through the following stages: enthusiasm, complication, [disillusionment], search for the guilty, punishment of the innocent, and decoration of those who did nothing.
15. Mason Cooley once suggested that illusions are hazardous, and so are [disillusions].

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