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discouragement

noun

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  1. the state of being discouraged I tried desperately to avoid discouragement after failing the bar exam twice Synonyms of discouragement demoralization, despair, despondency, disheartenment, dismay, dispiritedness Words Related to discouragement blues, dejection, depression, dumps, gloom, melancholy, mopes; defeatism, pessimism, resignation Near Antonyms of discouragement optimism, sanguinity Antonyms of discouragement encouragement


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