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dishearten

verb [T] uk   /dɪsˈhɑː.tən/ us    /-ˈhɑːr.t̬ən/
to make a person lose confidence, hope, and energy
Synonym
disheartened
adjective uk   /-ˈhɑː.tənd/ us    /-ˈhɑːr.t̬ənd/
She was very disheartened by the results of the test.
disheartening
adjective uk   /ˈhɑː.tən.ɪŋ/ us    /-ˈhɑːr.t̬ən.ɪŋ/
disheartening news
Translations of “dishearten”
in Spanish desalentar, desanimar…
in French décourager…
in German entmutigen…
in Chinese (Traditional) 使洩氣,使絕望,使沮喪…
in Chinese (Simplified) 使泄气,使绝望,使沮丧…
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