HyperDic: dishearten

English > 1 sense of the word dishearten:
VERBemotiondishearten, put offtake away the enthusiasm of
English > dishearten: 1 sense > verb 1, emotion
Meaningtake away the enthusiasm of.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
ModelThe performance is likely to dishearten Sue; The bad news will dishearten him
Synonymput off
Broaderdiscouragedeprive of courage or hope
Oppositecheer, hearten, recreate, emboldenGive encouragement to
Spanishabatir, desalentar, desanimar, descorazonar
Catalandesanimar, descoratjar, desmoralitzar
Nounsdisheartenmenta communication that leaves you disheartened or daunted
disheartenmentthe feeling of despair in the face of obstacles

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