[s.o.] see the real world, make [s.o.] grow up; disen-trance, unhypnotize, break the spell, snap [s.o.] out of it. See - disillusion.
disencumber, v. unload, unhamper, unburden, discharge. See - disembarrass (def. 2).
disengage, v. loosen, loose, unfasten, detach, unhook, unattach; unbuckle, unclinch, unhitch, unclasp, uncouple; disjoin, disunite, divide, divorce; unloose, free, liberate, set free, disinvolve, disentwine; unbolt, unbar, unlock, unlatch; unpin, unfix, unbind, unlace, untie; unleash, unfetter, unchain; extricate, get out, cut loose, break out, get free of, get quit of; get out of, get rid of, throw off, shake; part, separate, dissever, sever, sunder, disconnect, break, cleave, ax; pull the plug, cut the wire, cut the knot, sever the ties, break the connection,
disengaged, adj. 1. unattached, released, free, loose, unconnected, out of gear; liberated, freed, unhitched, disjoined, disentangled; apart, asunder, separate.
2. unoccupied, free, at leisure, unengaged, unemployed, doing nothing; at ease, not busy, idle, inactive, Inf. laying about or around.
disengagement, n. 1. disconnection, separation, loosening, detachment, unfastening, unhitching; disjunction, disunion, divorce, severance, disseverance; parting, breaking, splitting, disruption; dissociation, breaking up, division, fission; disentanglement, disin-volvement, extrication, extraction, removal.
2. leisure, freedom, liberty, It. dolce far niente; free time, spare time, own time, ease, relaxation; breather, spell, Inf. let-up, lull, rest, relief, respite, pause, break, time-out, breathing spell.
disentangle, v. 1. unravel, unwind, undo, untwist, untie, unknot, unbind; unfold, unroll, untangle, unweave, unthread, unbraid; comb, card, dress, separate; uncurl, unkink, unsnarl, straighten, smooth, groom.
2. clear up, solve, answer, resolve, figure out, work out, find out, SI. dope out; unscramble, disembroil, make out, decipher, decode, Inf. crack.
3. simplify, disinvolve, clarify, sort out, get to the core or heart.
disenthrall, v. free, liberate, emancipate, manumit, enfranchise, affranchise, franchise; deliver, rescue, ransom, redeem, Theol. save; release, set free, loose, loosen, let loose, turn loose, set loose, let go, unpen, unmew, disimprison; unbind, untie, unfetter, unshackle, unchain, unhandcuff, unbridle, unyoke, unmuzzle, Archaic. untruss,
disfavor, n. 1. disrespect, disregard, low regard, disesteem, low esteem, low or poor opinion, low estimation, dim view; dislike, discontentment, unhappiness, displeasure, dissatisfaction; disapproval, disapprobation, discountenance.
2. discredit, dishonor, disgrace, shame, disrepute, ill repute; obloguy, odium, opprobrium, ignominy, infamy; alienation, estrangement, disaffection, ostracism, SI. the doghouse.
3. disservice, ill turn, bad deed, SI. raw deal; insult, affront, offense, slight, discourtesy, slap in the face; aspersion, jeer, taunt, gibe, Inf. brickbat, SI. put-down.
disfigure, v. deface, deform, disfeature, blemish, mar, spoil, ruin, flaw, scar, blotch, uglify; injure, impair, maul, damage, vandalize, trash,
disfigurement, n. 1. defacement, deformation, distortion, disfeaturement, impairment, injury, uglifica-tion; vandalism, destruction, damage.
2. ugliness, unsightliness, unattractiveness; hideousness, horribleness, horridness, frightfulness, repulsiveness.