After some time spent in a futile effort to disabuse him of some of his favourite ideas, she was rendered speechless.
Cameron is quick to disabuse anyone of the idea that she had a happy, randy, angst-free childhood.
There was a rather quick and direct response by people to disabuse me of such a ludicrous idea.
Descartes first tries to disabuse the reader of the belief that his sensations or experiences are like the things that cause them.
Having always liked Reagan, since interviewing him during his first run for governor in 1966, I didn't want to disabuse him of one of his pet ideas.
I suggest that a long period of discussion with a former Governor of the Reserve Bank might disabuse him of that strange idea.
Perhaps a few lessons in physics will disabuse such people of the belief that state power can be reduced - or even eliminated - by the pouring of more human energy into the political system!
I'm neither inclined nor really in any way interested in disabusing people of their political positions, however ridiculous they may be or however sound they may be.
Professor Hart disabused me of my addled adolescent liberalism and smugness over the four years I was his student as an undergraduate.
Of course, once I started doing the job I was quickly disabused of any romantic ideas I had about it.