discountenance discountenance

Definition(s):

  1. (v) look with disfavor on
  2. (v) show disapproval by discouraging

Usage(s):

  1. With affability, not anger, does he discountenance the evildoer.
  2. They did not, as was generally reported, decide to discountenance Loucheur's efforts at an agreement with Britain.
  3. American principles of fair play discountenance attempts to condemn a person by compelling him to disclose his own transgressions.
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