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DISILLIUMINATE, dis-il-l[=u]'mi-n[=a]t, _v.t._ to destroy the light of, to darken.

DISIMAGINE, dis-i-maj'in, _v.t._ to banish from the imagination.

DISIMMURE, dis-im-m[=u]r', _v.t._ to release from imprisonment.

DISIMPASSIONED, dis-im-pash'und, _adj._ free from the influence of passion, tranquil.

DISIMPRISON, dis-im-priz'n, _v.t._ to free from prison or restraint.--_n._ DISIMPRIS'ONMENT.

DISIMPROVE, dis-im-pr[=oo]v', _v.t._ and _v.i._ to render worse, to grow worse.

DISINCARCERATE, dis-in-kar's[.e]r-[=a]t, _v.t._ to free from prison.--_n._ DISINCARCER[=A]'TION.

DISINCLINATION, dis-in-kli-n[=a]'shun, _n._ want of inclination: unwillingness.--_v.t._ DISINCLINE', to turn away inclination from: to excite the dislike or aversion of.--_adj._ DISINCLINED', not inclined: averse.


DISINCORPORATE, dis-in-kor'po-r[=a]t, _v.t._ to deprive of corporate rights.--_n._ DISINCORPOR[=A]'TION.

DISINDIVIDUALISE, dis-in-di-vid'[=u]-al-[=i]z, _v.t._ to deprive of individuality.

DISINFECT, dis-in-fekt', _v.t._ to free from infection: to purify from infectious germs.--_ns._ DISINFECT'ANT, anything that destroys the causes of infection; DISINFEC'TION; DISINFECT'OR.

DISINGENUOUS, dis-in-jen'[=u]-us, _adj._ not ingenuous: not frank or open: crafty.--_adv._ DISINGEN'UOUSLY.--_n._ DISINGEN'UOUSNESS.

DISINHERIT, dis-in-her'it, _v.t._ to cut off from hereditary rights: to deprive of an inheritance.--_ns._ DISINHER'ISON, act of disinheriting; DISINHER'ITANCE.

DISINHUME, dis-in-h[=u]m', _v.t._ to take out of the earth, to disinter.

DISINTEGRATE, dis-in'te-gr[=a]t, or diz-, _v.t._ to separate into integrant parts: to break up.--_adjs._ DISIN'TEGRABLE, DISIN'TEGRATIVE.--_ns._ DISINTEGR[=A]'TION; DISIN'TEGRATOR, a machine for crushing or pulverising oil-cake, mineral ores, &c.

DISINTER, dis-in-t[.e]r', _v.t._ to take out of a grave: to bring from obscurity into view.--_n._ DISINTER'MENT.

DISINTERESTED, dis-in't[.e]r-est-ed, _adj._ not interested or influenced by private feelings or considerations: impartial: unselfish, generous.--_adv._ DISIN'TERESTEDLY.--_n._ DISIN'TERESTEDNESS.--_adj._ DISIN'TERESTING (_obs._), not interesting. [Corr. of _disinterest_ = _disinteress'd_, O.

Fr. _des_--L. _dis_, neg., _interesse_, interested in. See INTEREST.]


DISINTRICATE, dis-in'tri-k[=a]t, _v.t._ to free from intricacy.

DISINURE, dis-in-[=u]r', _v.t._ (_Milt._) to render unfamiliar.

DISINVEST, dis-in-vest', _v.t._ to divest.--_n._ DISINVEST'ITURE, the action of disinvesting.

DISINVIGORATE, dis-in-vig'or-[=a]t, _v.t._ to weaken.

DISINVOLVE, dis-in-volv', _v.t._ to unfold, to disentangle.

DISIPPUS, di-sip'us, _n._ an American papilionid butterfly.

DISJASKIT, dis-jas'kit, _adj._ (_Scot._) jaded, worn out. [Prob.


DISJOIN, dis-join', or diz-, _v.t._ to separate what has been joined.--_v.t._ DISJOINT', to put out of joint: to separate united parts: to break the natural order or relations of things: to make incoherent.--_p.adj._ DISJOINT'ED, incoherent, esp. of discourse: badly assorted.--_adv._ DISJOINT'EDLY.--_n._ DISJOINT'EDNESS. [O. Fr.

_desjoindre_--L. _disjung[)e]re_--_dis_, apart, _jung[)e]re_, to join.]

DISJUNCT, dis-jungkt', _adj._ disjoined--_n._ DISJUNC'TION, the act of disjoining: disunion: separation.--_adj._ DISJUNCT'IVE, disjoining: tending to separate: (_gram._) uniting sentences but disjoining the sense, or rather marking an adverse sense.--_n._ a word which disjoins.--_adv._ DISJUNCT'IVELY.--_ns._ DISJUNCT'OR; DISJUNCT'URE. [O. Fr. _desjoinct_, _desjoindre_. See above.]

DISJUNE, a Scotch form of _dejeune_, _dejeuner_ (q.v.).

DISK. Same as DISC.

DISLEAF, dis-l[=e]f', _v.t._ to deprive of leaves.--Also DISLEAVE'.

DISLEAL, dis-l[=e]l', _adj._ (_Spens._) disloyal, dishonourable. [See DISLOYAL.]

DISLIKE, dis-l[=i]k', _v.t._ to be displeased with: to disapprove of: to have an aversion to.--_n._ disinclination: aversion: distaste: disapproval.--_adjs._ DISLIKE'ABLE, DISLIK'ABLE; DISLIKE'FUL (_Spens._)--_v.t._ DISLIK'EN (_Shak._), to make unlike.--_n._ DISLIKE'NESS (_obs._), unlikeness. [L. _dis_, neg., and _like_; the genuine Eng. word is _mislike_.]

DISLIMB, dis-lim', _v.t._ to tear the limbs from.

DISLIMN, dis-lim', _v.t._ (_Shak._) to strike out what has been limned or painted, to efface.

DISLINK, dis-lingk', _v.t._ to unlink, to separate.

DISLOAD, dis-l[=o]d', _v.t._ to unload, to disburden.

DISLOCATE, dis'l[=o]-k[=a]t, _v.t._ to displace: to put out of joint.--_adv._ DISLOC[=A]'TEDLY.--_n._ DISLOC[=A]'TION, a dislocated joint: displacement: (_geol._) a 'fault,' or displacement of stratified rocks.

[Low L. _disloc[=a]re_, _-[=a]tum_--L., _dis_, apart, _loc[=a]re_, to place.]

DISLODGE, dis-loj', _v.t._ to drive from a lodgment or place of rest: to drive from a place of hiding or of defence.--_v.i._ to go away.--_n._ DISLODG'MENT. [O. Fr. _desloger_, _des_--L. _dis_, apart, _loger_, to lodge.]

DISLOIGN, dis-loin', _v.t._ (_Spens._) to put far apart or at a distance, to remove. [O. Fr. _desloignier_, _des_--L. _dis_, apart, _loignier_, to remove.]

DISLOYAL, dis-loi'al, _adj._ not loyal: false to one's sovereign: faithless: treacherous.--_adv._ DISLOY'ALLY.--_n._ DISLOY'ALTY. [O. Fr.

_desloyal_, _des_--L. _dis_, neg., _loyal_, _leial_--L. _legalis_, legal.]

DISLUSTRE, dis-lus't[.e]r, _v.t._ to deprive of lustre.

DISMAL, diz'mal, _adj._ gloomy: dreary: sorrowful: depressing.--_adv._ DIS'MALLY.--_ns._ DIS'MALNESS, DISMAL' DIS'MALS, mournings.--THE DISMALS, the dumps. [O. Fr. _dismal_ = L. _dies mali_, evil, unlucky days. Skeat makes O. Fr. _dismal_ correspond to Low L.

_decimalis_, of a tenth, pertaining to tithes--L. _decimus_, tenth--_decem_, ten.]

DISMAN, dis-man', _v.t._ to deprive of men (of a country, or ship): to unman: to deprive of human character (of the body by death).

DISMANTLE, dis-man'tl, _v.t._ to strip: to deprive of furniture, fittings, &c., so as to render useless: of a fortified town, to raze the fortifications. [O. Fr. _desmanteller_--_des_--L. _dis_, away, _manteler_, _mantel_, a mantle.]

DISMASK, dis-mask', _v.t._ to strip a mask from: to remove a disguise from: to uncover. [O. Fr. _desmasquer_, _des_--L. _dis_, neg., _masquer_, to mask.]

DISMAST, dis-mast', _v.t._ to deprive of a mast or masts.--_n._ DISMAST'MENT.

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