dishearten dishearten

Definition(s):

  • (v) take away the enthusiasm of

Usage(s):

  1. Kerry's answer would dishearten some of his strongly antiwar supporters and make it seem as if he still could not find a consistent thread in his case against Bush.
  2. The park's erratic weather can dishearten even an experienced traveler, but Del Sol is prepared.
  3. He was convinced that an America so weakened would dishearten allies and embolden adversaries.

News

  1. Bruin frosh nix Bixby; jayvee wins on road

    Dishearten the Spartan.
    on October 8, 2013     Source: Bartlesville Examiner-Enterprise

  2. Scott Stratten Reveals the Dangers of Bad Marketing in His New Book, "QR Codes Kill Kittens"

    Bestselling author explores what not do in business to avoid alienating customers, disheartening employees and driving a business into the ground. (PRWeb October 07, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/ScottStratten/QRCodesKillKittens/prweb11194237.htm
    on October 7, 2013     Source: PRWeb

Quotes

  1. "They (al-Qaeda) do not have the capacity to destabilise the country, but their suicide attacks create disorder and dishearten the population," Musharraf said.
    on Jan 12, 2008 By: Pervez Musharraf Source: Hindu

  2. Expressing concern over the large number of pending cases in courts all over the country, Singh said, "mammoth number of pending cases cannot be allowed to disillusion or dishearten us. It has to spur us to even greater peaks of achievement......"
    on Aug 16, 2009 By: Manmohan Singh Source: Press Trust of India

  3. "The multitudes of people coming to the ballots showed Iranians were not hindered by the psychological war of enemies who used different means and instruments to dishearten the people," said supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.
    on Dec 20, 2006 By: Ayatollah Ali Khamenei Source: Daily Times

Word of the Day
ambivalent ambivalent
/æm ˈbɪ və lənt /