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dis·cour·aged

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  1. demoralized, demoralised, discouraged, disheartenedadjective

    made less hopeful or enthusiastic

    "desperate demoralized people looking for work"; "felt discouraged by the magnitude of the problem"; "the disheartened instructor tried vainly to arouse their interest"

    Synonyms:
    demoralized, demoralised, disheartened

    Antonyms:
    resolute, optimistic

  2. discouragedadjective

    lacking in resolution

    "the accident left others discouraged about going there"

    Synonyms:
    demoralized, demoralised, disheartened

    Antonyms:
    optimistic, resolute

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  1. List of paraphrases for "discouraged":

    deterred, disheartened, dispirited, discouraging, despondent

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How to use discouraged in a sentence?

  1. C. C. Colton:

    Men of strong minds and who think for themselves, should not be discouraged on finding occasionally that some of their best ideas have been anticipated by former writers; they will neither anathematize others nor despair themselves. They will rather go on discovering things before discovered, until they are rewarded with a land hitherto unknown, an empire indisputably their own, both right of conquest and of discovery.

  2. Thomas John Watson, Sr.:

    Would you like me to give you a formula for...success It's quite simple, really. Double your rate of failure... You're thinking of failure as the enemy of success. But it isn't at all... You can be discouraged by failure--or you can learn from it. So go ahead and make mistakes. Make all you can. Because, remember that's where you'll find success. On the far side.

  3. Bill Hennessy:

    I was never discouraged from anything, everything that I had done with the Proud Boys on and before January 6 led me to believe that what I was doing was either implicitly or overtly accepted and encouraged by the Proud Boys around me.

  4. Paul Ronan:

    It could have a huge impact on whether LRA fighters that remain within the group are encouraged to come out of the bush or are very discouraged.

  5. Centre County:

    Pennsylvania State Police continue to chase down new leads and take a fresh look at old leads and we continue to hold out hope that something will break out in this case, everybody, regardless of what position they held, deserves this kind of attention. In any missing persons case, he's not the only one, we feel discouraged when we can't answer the questions for the family, but it doesn't change our dedication to the case.


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