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- adj. Having lost confidence or hope; dejected; disheartened.
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of discourage.
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- adj. lacking in resolution
- adj. made less hopeful or enthusiastic
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In any event we aren't talking about any employment recession or increase in discouraged workers among adults.
What I remain discouraged by is the lack of “really excellent and mature sentiment” from any Rabbis.
When the long-term discouraged workers are added back into the total unemployed, the unemployment rate in September 2009 stands at 21.4%.
These long-term discouraged workers are simply erased from the rolls of the unemployed.
Part of the reason I think folks in Louisiana feel discouraged is that we have not heard this White House or this president even mention it.
And get this, here's why Nagin discouraged Vassel from running:
But what I really like is that Mayor Ray Nagin discouraged Vassel to run, and he ran anyway, and then Nagin endorsed Cynthia Willard-Lewis.
What to do to keep from being discouraged is a tougher question.
And he looked disconsolately at the Minstrel, as though in fear that he would be discouraged from the adventure.
These 29 million people have given up looking for work and are labelled "discouraged workers."