AskDefine | Define discouraged

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discouraged adj
1 made less hopeful or enthusiastic; "desperate demoralized people looking for work"; "felt discouraged by the magnitude of the problem"; "the disheartened instructor tried vainly to arouse their interest" [syn: demoralized, demoralised, disheartened]
2 lacking in resolution; "the accident left others discouraged about going there"

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discouraged
  1. past of discourage
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