Trel (trellia_chan) wrote in 1word1day,

Wednesday word: disabuse

disabuse: [dis-uh-byooz]

verb:  To show someone that a belief is incorrect.  To free someone from deception or error.  To show someone the truth.

"The veterinarian disabused me of the notion that dry catfood is healther than canned catfood."

Origin: 1605-1615  French from désabuser.

Related forms: Noun: disabusal.
Tags: d, french, verb, wordsmith: trellia_chan

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