- 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 Spurs closed the regular-season with a disheartening 122-98 blowout loss at New Orleans, which left them with the No.
Fans might be getting bored with the A-Day concept: Poor weather was surely a factor, but the number of empty seats at A-Day had to be disheartening for those inside the program.
To say Kim, 29, was disheartened would be an understatement.
There's something disheartening about the Album of the Year nominations for this year's Grammys: Only one of them is by a woman.
As a female chef, I am disheartened to open the paper and see the latest news of male chefs behaving badly.
The money will help pay some medical bills and lost wages, but cyclist Seth Jacobson is disheartened that police didn't arrest the driver or even write up a report.
Snow lovers, you may be disheartened by Sunday’s mugginess, so hit the slopes as needed!
Velez said she is disheartened by the string of events.
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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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