deterred

past tense of deter
as in dissuaded
to steer (a person) from an activity or course of action we tried to deter him from his crazy scheme, but to no avail

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“Deterred.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/deterred. Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

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