dishearten

All Verb Noun
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  • They left that league the following season disheartened even though they had finished third.
  • She is shown as still disheartened about it almost twenty years later.
  • No more disheartening work has been put on the market this season. Cited from Love Conquers All, by Robert C. Benchley
  • Doing things that were of no value to any one was so disheartening. Cited from Southern Lights and Shadows, by Various
  • I feel disheartened, yet more eager every day to find our lost one. Cited from Lights and Shadows of Real Life, T.S. Arthur
  • But we know that you have done your best, and you must not be disheartened. Cited from Queer Stories for Boys and Girls, by Edward Eggleston
  • As day after day had passed, I had become more and more disheartened. Cited from The Rudder Grangers Abroad and Other Stories, by Frank R. Stockton
  • We found a disheartening number of fine old houses, located just wrong. Cited from If You're Going to Live in the Country, by Ormsbee and Huntley
  • Never can I forget how that grand old man met the disheartened boy. Cited from Taken Alive, by E. P. Roe
  • The more he reflected upon his situation, the more disheartened did he become. Cited from In the Pecos Country, Lieutenant R.H. Jayne
  • He was standing there in such good company that he could become neither weary nor disheartened. Cited from The Emperor of Portugalia, by Selma Lagerlof
  • At the dinner table in the hotel I heard a few more disheartening words. Cited from Over Prairie Trails, by Frederick Philip Grove
  • When he returned to it in September, he found it reduced and disheartened. Cited from American Men of Action, by Burton E. Stevenson
  • She went off slowly as though she had been weary and disheartened like the men she carried. Cited from The Nigger Of The "Narcissus", by Joseph Conrad
  • She was so disheartened that she knew not what to do. Cited from Mr. World and Miss Church-Member, by W. S. Harris
  • He had tried every newspaper office in the city with disheartening results; every office save this one. Cited from The New Boy at Hilltop, by Ralph Henry Barbour
  • That night they went to bed more than ever disheartened. Cited from Queer Stories for Boys and Girls, by Edward Eggleston
  • The arrival of our fresh troops and their successful passage of the river had disheartened him. Cited from The Collected Works of Ambrose Bierce, Vol. I, by Ambrose Bierce
  • His experience that day had been more than usually disheartening. Cited from Gordon Keith, by Thomas Nelson Page
  • After fifteen minutes the thought came to him that she might be so disheartened she would go home by another street. Cited from Lifted Masks, by Susan Glaspell
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How dishearten gets used

Meaning of dishearten

  • verb Take away the enthusiasm of