Synonyms of discouragement


1. discouragement, disheartenment, dismay, despair

usage: the feeling of despair in the face of obstacles

2. discouragement, disapproval

usage: the expression of opposition and disapproval

3. discouragement, deterrence

usage: the act of discouraging; "the discouragement of petty theft"

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Definition and meaning of discouragement (Dictionary)