An example of to disabuse is to tell children that they are not going to be having ice cream sundaes every night.
transitive verb-·bused′, -·bus′ing
transitive verbdis·a·bused, dis·a·bus·ing, dis·a·bus·es
Origin of disabuseFrench désabuser dés- dis- abuser to delude ( from Old French to misuse ; see abuse . )
(third-person singular simple present disabuses, present participle disabusing, simple past and past participle disabused)
From dis- + abuse.