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  Words related to discouragement

Related / Similar Words: disheartenment, dismay

 

Definition:
  • the act of discouraging; "the discouragement of petty theft";
  • the expression of opposition and disapproval;
  • the feeling of despair in the face of obstacles;

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    Hyponyms: disheartenment, dissuasion, determent, deterrence, intimidation

     

    Derivational Morphology: deter, discourage, depress, deject, cast down, get down, dismay, dispirit, demoralize, demoralise, dishearten, put off

     

     
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