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discountenance

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refusal to accept as right or desirable

  • made known his long-standing discountenance of any form of religious belief
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discountenance

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1 to hold an unfavorable opinion of

  • a social philosopher who discountenanced all programs for helping the needy, claiming that society should encourage survival of the fittest
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look down one's nose (on)

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2 to throw into a state of self-conscious distress

  • the political party was discountenanced by the actions of a few of its overly zealous members
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