- were disheartened by the news
Examples of dishearten in a Sentence
The conflict between their families disheartened them.
we were disheartened by the news that our grandmother was seriously ill
Recent Examples of dishearten from the Web
The key for Mexico will be to forget Wednesday’s disheartening 3-0 loss to Sweden and push forward toward history.
But after months of analyzing the data, Seales was disheartened to find that the ink inside the scrolls, despite the traces of lead, was invisible.
There are a lot of other candidates like me out there: 2016 was disheartening for a lot of people, but the problem, again, is early cynicism.
In April, Laura and Kevin Moore were disheartened to realize early on in their vacation to Disney World with son William that there were no changing hoists in any of the park’s public bathrooms, the Daily Mail reported on June 5.
Although the news may be disheartening for America’s white population, there are some positive statistics that were not pointed out in the report: The U.S. potato salad satisfaction ratio has increased by 2.4 percentage points since 2000.
Madhav Thapar, another apartment owner, is disheartened while describing the lawlessness and deterioration gripping the hill city.
Lew, who is the policy director of the Coalition on Homelessness, said she has been disheartened at how much more attention the city government has paid to tech companies than low-income communities.
Data showing such strong appreciation this early in the spring buying season may be disheartening to buyers.
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throw cold water on;
DISHEARTEN Defined for English Language Learners
: to cause (a person or group of people) to lose hope, enthusiasm, or courage : to discourage (someone)
DISHEARTEN Defined for Kids
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