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disheartenverb [T]

uk   /dɪsˈhɑː.tən/  us   /dɪsˈhɑːr.tən/
disheartened
adjective uk   /dɪsˈhɑː.tənd/  us   /dɪsˈhɑːr.tənd/
She was very disheartened by the ​results of the ​test.
disheartening
adjective uk   /dɪsˈhɑː.tən.ɪŋ/  us   /dɪsˈhɑːr.tən.ɪŋ/
disheartening ​news
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Translations of “dishearten”
in Spanish desalentar, desanimar…
in Vietnamese làm chán nản…
in Malaysian tawar hati…
in Thai ทำให้ท้อแท้…
in French décourager…
in German entmutigen…
in Chinese (Simplified) 使泄气,使绝望,使沮丧…
in Indonesian menurunkan semangat…
in Chinese (Traditional) 使洩氣,使絕望,使沮喪…
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