dishearten

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EtymologyEdit

dis- +‎ hearten

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /dɪsˈhɑː.tən/
  • (US) IPA(key): /dɪsˈhɑɹ.tən/
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  • Rhymes: -ɑː(r)tən

VerbEdit

dishearten (third-person singular simple present disheartens, present participle disheartening, simple past and past participle disheartened)

  1. (transitive) To discourage someone by removing their enthusiasm or courage.
    Synonym: discourage
    Antonyms: hearten, encourage

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