Synonyms and Antonyms of discouragement
the state of being discouraged <I tried desperately to avoid discouragement after failing the bar exam twice> Synonyms demoralization, despair, despondency, disheartenment, dismay, dispiritedness Related Words blues, dejection, depression, dumps, gloom, melancholy, mopes; defeatism, pessimism, resignation Near Antonyms optimism, sanguinity Antonyms encouragement
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