Synonyms of discountenance


1. discountenance, shame

usage: look with disfavor on; "The republic soon discountenanced its few friends"

2. discountenance, disapprove

usage: show disapproval by discouraging; "any measure tending to fuse invalids into a class with special privileges should be discountenanced"

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Definition and meaning of discountenance (Dictionary)