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Definition of dishearten verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    dishearten

     verb
    verb
    NAmE//dɪsˈhɑrtn//
     
    dishearten somebodyVerb Forms present simple I / you / we / they dishearten
     
    he / she / it disheartens
     
    past simple disheartened
     
    -ing form disheartening
     
     
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  1. 1to make someone lose hope or confidence synonym discourage
  2. 2 Don't let this defeat dishearten you.
disheartened
 
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adjective a disheartened team
disheartening
 
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NAmE//dɪsˈhɑrtn̩ɪŋ//
 
adjective a disheartening experience
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: dishearten