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countenanced

adjective

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countenanced

verb
past tense of countenance

Synonyms & Antonyms of countenanced (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to have a favorable opinion of
  • I don't countenance such behavior in children of any age

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2 to put up with (something painful or difficult)
  • countenanced the delays and inconveniences of traveling by air with good grace

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“Countenanced.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/countenanced. Accessed 2 Dec. 2021.

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