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English definition of “discouraged”


adjective uk   /dɪˈskʌr.ɪdʒd/ us    /-ˈskɝː-/
having lost your confidence or enthusiasm for something: I think he felt discouraged because of all the criticism he'd received.Feeling sad and unhappyLacking interest and enthusiasmUnwilling and reluctantNot showing or feeling emotions
(Definition of discouraged from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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