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discouragement

noun [U]  us   /dɪˈskər·ɪdʒ·mənt, -ˈskʌr-/
a feeling of being less confident or less hopeful: He had known discouragement and failure, but in the end he persevered and wound up with a successful business.
Translations of “discouragement”
in Chinese (Traditional) 心灰意冷的, 洩氣的,垂頭喪氣的,心灰意冷的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 心灰意冷的, 泄气的,垂头丧气的,心灰意冷的…
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