from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To deprive of encouragement; discourage.
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The only reason I see to charge 60 bucks a bottle is to disencourage the guy to drink the whole thing at once (as we do here) and have a major headache the following day (as we sure do here as well).
I've seen pics, but they were heavily watermarked to disencourage their dissemination.
Men were ever ready to carry on sentimental adventures whenever they found opportunities, and the ladies of the time were not disposed to disencourage them altogether.
Fan! the world has acknowledged you my offspring, and I will disencourage you no more.
Several of the more outrageously PC Chief Constables and QUANGOS like the ISA should be abolished within a week after the next change of government, just to make an example of them to disencourage the others.