discourage

[v] - deprive of courage or hope
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Discourage

• (n.) Lack of courage; cowardliness. • (v. t.) To dishearten one with respect to; to discountenance; to seek to check by disfavoring; to deter one from; as, they discouraged his efforts. • (v. t.) To extinguish the courage of; to dishearten; to depress the spirits of; to deprive of confidence; to deject; -- the opposite of encourage...
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discourage

verb admonish or counsel in terms of someone`s behavior; `I warned him not to go too far`; `I warn you against false assumptions`; `She warned him to be quiet`
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discourage

verb deprive of courage or hope; take away hope from; cause to feel discouraged
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Discourage

Dis·cour'age transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Discouraged ; present participle & verbal noun Discouraging .] [ Prefix dis- + courage : confer Old French descoragier , French décourager : prefix...
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discourage

1. To extinguish the courage of; to dishearten; to depress the spirits of; to deprive of confidence; to deject; the opposite of encourage; as, he was discouraged in his undertaking; he need not be discouraged from a like attempt. 'Fathers, provoke not your children to anger, lest they be discouraged.' (Col. Iii. 21) ... 2. To dishearten one with re...
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