Examples of dispirit in a Sentence
dispirited by the overwhelming amount of information needed to write the report
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Purists may be further dispirited by the huge betting volume, which according to Kornegay is being driven partly by small bets placed on McGregor by UFC fans.
In an effort to promote this feature about social media stars on their own social media accounts (the world is eating itself, every day), THR tweeted a fascinating, dispiriting pie chart, one that pertains exactly to the topic of envy.
In an effort to promote this feature about social media stars on their own social media accounts (the world is eating itself, every day), T.H.R. tweeted a fascinating, dispiriting pie chart, one that pertains exactly to the topic of envy.
There had been sleepless nights, stressful decision-making, dispiriting chemotherapy, tests, crowdfunding campaigns and lots of uncertainty.
Our payoff — a return to sunshine and more comfortable humidity levels — for all of this dispiriting weather appears to arrive for the weekend.
On top of that, short-sighted Cook County politicians stuck the USGA with a last-minute security bill approaching $1 million, setting a negative, dispiriting tone.
Soon—David Sims analyzes Hollywood’s dispiriting trend of using multi-film sagas to attract audiences.
First is that Republicans are simply dispirited after an already grueling year and simply stayed home.
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Origin and Etymology of dispirit
First Known Use: 1647See Words from the same year
Synonymschill, daunt, demoralize, dishearten, dismay, discourage, frustrate, unman, unnerve
Antonymsembolden, encourage, hearten, nerve, steel
Related Wordsbrowbeat, bully, cow, intimidate; depress, sadden, weigh; afflict, try; damp, dampen, deaden; distress, trouble; bother, irk, vex, worry; debilitate, enfeeble, undermine, weaken; frighten, horrify, scare
Near Antonymsbuoy (up), cheer, gladden; animate, enliven, invigorate; enforce, fortify, reinforce (also reenforce), strengthen; assure, reassure; boost, energize, excite, galvanize, inspire, lift, provoke, quicken, rally, stimulate, stir
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