disintoxicate


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disintoxicate

(dĭs′ĭn-tŏk′sĭ-kāt′)
tr.v. disintoxi·cated, disintoxi·cating, disintoxi·cates
To free from the effects of intoxication or from dependence on intoxicating agents.

dis′in·tox′i·ca′tion n.
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In so far as poetry, or any other of the arts, can be said to have an ulterior purpose, it is, by telling the truth, to disenchant and disintoxicate." Later on in that volume, he expands on this thought.
By seeing that this is the real object of his love, the Platonic philosopher disintoxicates himself from the interest in persons as such.