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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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