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discountenanced

adjective

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discountenanced

verb
past tense of 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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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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“Discountenanced.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/discountenanced. Accessed 20 Oct. 2021.

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