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dis kurij muhnt

  • n  the feeling of despair in the face of obstacles
  • n  the expression of opposition and disapproval
  • n  the act of discouraging
    the discouragement of petty theft

  • Named to run the Peace Corps for the Nixon Administration, he resigned in discouragement in 1972 because nobody was listening to his ideas (for example, giving college students .
  • Sadness and discouragement, for instance, are "low arousal" states, and the dispirited salesman who goes out for a run is triggering a high arousal state that is incompatible .
  • Such small but significant restrictions are a discouragement.
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  • Tennis a family affair for Youngs
    When an athlete needs to express annoyance, discouragement or anger about a coach, family members are a fairly popular outlet. Parents and siblings are far enough removed from the close confines of the court or practice field. Donald Young, the 23-year-old professional tennis player from Chicago, doesn’t have quite the same avenue to vent, however. He’s an only child. His mother, Illona, manages ...
    June 26, 2013 - Winnetka Talk

  • David Lee in Forbes
    It was really a bit of an embarrassment and discouragement just after Monday's game, getting beat by 30 points in a quarter,Lee said of New York's 119-92 loss to Indiana. "Having the fans and the media have it get to the point that it is...
  • Pope Benedict XVI in The Age
    Never tire of promoting peace, making gestures of forgiveness and working for national reconciliation, so that violence may never prevail over dialogue, nor fear and discouragement over trust, nor rancour over fraternal love,Benedict added.
  • Barack Obama in Canada.com
    My reaction this morning is one of sorrow and discouragement. I think a very serious mistake was made yesterday. It will lead certainly to higher taxes, higher health care costs, and a much weaker economy going forward. But the Congress was... Mitch Daniels http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mitch_Daniels&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNHSjQGun__vt6S6cFlo4LXvJR8Y1A Henderson Gleaner http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.courierpress.com/news/2010/mar/22/daniels-health-reforms-mean-indiana-plan-will-end/&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNEYT_NFBOlORFg4B8HgCsvqH0uA3Q Mar 22, 2010 28234 37199 discouraging With the reforms we are proposing today, we seek to put in place rules that will allow our markets to promote innovation while discouraging abuse," Obama said.

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