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dishearten

verb

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to lessen the courage or confidence of
  • we were disheartened by the news that our grandmother was seriously ill

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disheartenment

noun

Synonyms & Antonyms of disheartenment (Entry 2 of 2)

the state of being discouraged
  • our excusable disheartenment in the face of overwhelming odds against winning the game

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“Dishearten.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/dishearten. Accessed 10 Jul. 2020.

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