What is the definition of discouragement?

Definitions for discouragement

  • noun - the act of discouraging; "the discouragement of petty theft"
  • noun - the expression of opposition and disapproval
  • noun - the feeling of despair in the face of obstacles
  • Pronounciation of discouragement

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    Synonyms for discouragement

    disheartenment dismay

    Antonyms for discouragement


    Holonyms for discouragement

    No holonyms found for discouragement.

    Hypernyms for discouragement

    deterrence disapproval despair

    Hyponyms for discouragement

    deterrence disheartenment intimidation dissuasion determent

    Meronyms for discouragement

    No meronyms found for discouragement.

    Sounds like discouragement

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