Antonyms for discouragement
|Grammar : Noun|
|Spell : dih-skur-ij-muhnt, -skuhr-|
|Phonetic Transcription : dɪˈskɜr ɪdʒ mənt, -ˈskʌr-|
Definition of discouragement
- noun despondency
- noun restraint
- I have worked harder than ever I did and discouragement has slapped me on the face.
- Extract from : « Ballads of a Bohemian » by Robert W. Service
- She said this violently, but she let her clasped hands fall in discouragement.
- Extract from : « The Secret Agent » by Joseph Conrad
- He has his orders, and would be marked for discouragement if he overstepped them.
- Extract from : « The Uncommercial Traveller » by Charles Dickens
- The inutility of these attempts proved no manner of discouragement to the Spaniards.
- Extract from : « The History of Louisiana » by Le Page Du Pratz
- He became calmer, allowing his arms to fall by his side in discouragement.
- Extract from : « The Downfall » by Emile Zola
- His thoughts of death and his discouragement were now far away.
- Extract from : « The Fortune of the Rougons » by Emile Zola
- I cannot tell, I cannot tell,' said the young girl with an expression of discouragement. '
- Extract from : « Abbe Mouret's Transgression » by Emile Zola
- You must not be surprised, then, at our discouragement and our impatience.
- Extract from : « Doctor Pascal » by Emile Zola
- That there is much in the present situation, both of encouragement and discouragement, is patent.
- Extract from : « The Negro Farmer » by Carl Kelsey
- "It won't do; it won't do at all," said Bison Billiam, in a tone almost of discouragement.
- Extract from : « The Trimming of Goosie » by James Hopper
Synonyms for discouragement
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