tr.v. dis·a·bused, dis·a·bus·ing, dis·a·bus·es
To free from a falsehood or misconception: "It's up to you whether you want to disabuse your students of their fantasy that A's are guaranteed" (Rachel Kadish).
[French désabuser : dés-, dis- + abuser, to delude (from Old French, to misuse; see ABUSE).]
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