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Synonyms for discouraged

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. demoralized, demoralised, discouraged, disheartened(adj)

    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. discouraged(adj)

    lacking in resolution

    "the accident left others discouraged about going there"

    Synonyms:
    demoralized, demoralised, disheartened

    Antonyms:
    optimistic, resolute

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    deterred, disheartened, dispirited, discouraging, despondent

How to pronounce discouraged?

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Alex
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Daniel
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Karen
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Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say discouraged in sign language?

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#36836discouraging
#53104deterred
#84992disheartened
#87218demoralized
#88648despondent
#147160dispirited
#174682demoralised

How to use discouraged in a sentence?

  1. Emeasoba George:

    There is hope beyond failure. Yes! So, never be depressed or discouraged if you encounter failure. Because, failure is an opportunity for you make your life more beautiful and more fascinating than it would have been if you had not failed. - Emeasoba George

  2. Emeasoba George:

    Life is never a bed of roses. That is to say, things may fall apart sometimes or happen against your wish or plan. But notwithstanding, you should not be discouraged. -Emeasoba George

  3. Thomas J. Watson:

    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.

  4. Khushi Khatun:

    Had there been no such school, she would have had to walk two kilometers along a muddy path or take a boat journey during monsoon which may have discouraged her to study.

  5. Magha:

    The foolish undertake a trifling act, and soon desist, discouraged; wise men engage in mighty works, and persevere.


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