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Synonyms for disheartening

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. demoralizing, demoralising, disheartening, dispiriting(adj)

    destructive of morale and self-reliance

    Synonyms:
    demoralizing, dispiriting, demoralising

    Antonyms:
    encouraging

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  1. List of paraphrases for "disheartening":

    discouraging, depressing, disappointing, daunting, demotivating, distressing, frustrating

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How to use disheartening in a sentence?

  1. Read More'It:

    The levels of sexism and racism are disheartening -- and examples have come out so openly now with incidents like swastikas in schools, it feels important to do something.

  2. Lucy Gomez-Feliciano:

    It’s very disheartening as a community resident and an organizer to see such a disconnect and a lack of commitment to addressing the issue of displacement.

  3. Erin Walters:

    That is so disheartening on so many levels because we’re placing such a high value on being entertained for a moment, it seems selfish for that to be a priority when we have so many other social services suffering right now.

  4. Gavin Gibbons:

    It's not only disturbing, it's disheartening because our companies have zero tolerance for labor abuses, these type of things flourish in the shadows.

  5. Joseph Joubert:

    Without the spiritual world the material world is a disheartening enigma.


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