Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of disheartening, or the state of being disheartened or discouraged.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. Discouragement; dejection; depression of spirits.
- n. the feeling of despair in the face of obstacles
- n. a communication that leaves you disheartened or daunted
“Sinema is a Democrat in a largely Republican state, but her sense of disheartenment is shared across party lines.”
“Sinema is a liberal Democrat in a largely Republican state, but her sense of disheartenment is shared across party lines.”
“Instead, the opposite of disheartenment could be recalling that you know yoga is good for you or the pleasure you get from teaching your child how to live and love, and the natural aspiration that arises from that.”
“Rather than being an indication of a psychological problem, disheartenment is simply thought of as a kind of forgetfulness: you've forgotten that, for good reason, you actually do believe in yourself and your path.”
“Worth remembering that any drop-off on election day will be almost entirely on the McCain side, as disheartenment takes hold.”
“But if the change will offer opportunities for more robust health, for greater liberty, and for enjoying work instead of looking on it as a necessary evil, then surely disheartenment is out of place.”
“And let no one suggest that Arabs do not have a sense of humour, the Middle-East online website captioning its photograph of the event: "A boost for the morale or further disheartenment for the boys?”
“Of course anything built on a foundation of lies is destined to crumble and that accounts for the disheartenment both in America and Israel.”
“They can be improved, and American citizenship should arouse up from its disheartenment and see that it is done.”
“But Doris Clausen must have sensed his disheartenment and taken pity on him.”
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