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Synonyms of deterrence

Noun


1. disincentive, deterrence, rational motive

usage: a negative motivational influence

2. determent, deterrence, intimidation, discouragement

usage: a communication that makes you afraid to try something

3. deterrence, hindrance, hinderance, interference

usage: the act or process of discouraging actions or preventing occurrences by instilling fear or doubt or anxiety

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