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It is possible to become discouraged about the injustice we see everywhere. But God did not promise us that the world would be humane and just. He gives us the gift of life and allows us to choose the way we will use our limited time on earth. It is an awesome opportunity.
Cesar Chavez

Meaning of "discouraged" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF DISCOURAGED

discouraged  [dɪsˈkʌrɪdʒd] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF DISCOURAGED

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Discouraged is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES DISCOURAGED MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of discouraged in the English dictionary

The definition of discouraged in the dictionary is having had confidence and determination reduced; disheartened.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH DISCOURAGED


abridged
əˈbrɪdʒd
acknowledged
əkˈnɒlɪdʒd
caged
keɪdʒd
disadvantaged
ˌdɪsədˈvɑːntɪdʒd
encouraged
ɪnˈkʌrɪdʒd
engaged
ɪnˈɡeɪdʒd
enraged
ɪnˈreɪdʒd
enridged
ɛnˈrɪdʒd
obliged
əˈblaɪdʒd
outraged
ˈaʊtreɪdʒd
overleveraged
ˌəʊvəˈlɛvərɪdʒd
privileged
ˈprɪvɪlɪdʒd
ravaged
ˈrævɪdʒd
ridged
rɪdʒd
teenaged
ˈtiːneɪdʒd
unabridged
ˌʌnəˈbrɪdʒd
unbridged
ʌnˈbrɪdʒd
undamaged
ʌnˈdæmɪdʒd
underleveraged
ˌʌndəˈlɛvərɪdʒd
undiscouraged
ˌʌndɪsˈkʌrɪdʒd

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE DISCOURAGED

discounted cash flow
discountenance
discounter
discourage
discourageable
discouragement
discourager
discouraging
discouragingly
discoure
discoursal
discourse
discourse analysis
discourser
discoursive
discourteous
discourteously
discourteousness
discourtesies
discourtesy

WORDS THAT END LIKE DISCOURAGED

advantaged
aged
brain-damaged
camouflaged
disengaged
fire-damaged
middle-aged
oak-aged
over-aged
photo-aged
pre-packaged
unaged
uncaged
underaged
unengaged
unmanaged
unpaged
unwaged
waged
well-managed

Synonyms and antonyms of discouraged in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «DISCOURAGED»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «discouraged» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of discouraged

Translation of «discouraged» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF DISCOURAGED

Find out the translation of discouraged to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of discouraged from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «discouraged» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

劝阻
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

desalentado
570 millions of speakers

English

discouraged
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

हतोत्साहित
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

تثبيط
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

обескуражен
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

desencorajado
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

নিরূত্সাহ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

découragé
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Tidak digalakkan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

entmutigt
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

落胆する
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

낙담
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Pundung
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

nản
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஊக்கம்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

निराश
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

cesareti kırılmış
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

sfiduciato
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

zniechęceni
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

збентежений
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

descurajat
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

αποθαρρύνονται
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

moedeloos
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

avskräckt
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

motet
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of discouraged

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «DISCOURAGED»

The term «discouraged» is quite widely used and occupies the 25.757 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «DISCOURAGED» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about discouraged

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10 QUOTES WITH «DISCOURAGED»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word discouraged.
1
Mike Birbiglia
Growing up, I was discouraged from telling personal stories. My dad often used the phrase 'Don't tell anyone.' But not about creepy things. I don't want to lead you down the wrong path. It would be about insignificant things. Like, I wouldn't make the soccer team, and my father would say, 'Don't tell anyone.'
2
Robert Boswell
Writing is such a solitary thing, so it's nice, when I'm discouraged, to see people still have such faith in fiction.
3
David K. E. Bruce
Well, as a general remark, I would say that I was discouraged by the physical and economic conditions in continental Europe after the war.
4
Mika Brzezinski
A fundamental lesson on being fired: Never lie about it. People will know what you're saying is a cover-up for how you really feel - embarrassed, discouraged, and afraid.
5
Augusten Burroughs
As a writer, you can't allow yourself the luxury of being discouraged and giving up when you are rejected, either by agents or publishers. You absolutely must plow forward.
6
John Burroughs
A man can get discouraged many times but he is not a failure until he begins to blame somebody else and stops trying.
7
Tony Buzan
Children are trained to think linearly instead of imaginatively; they are taught to read slowly and carefully, and are discouraged from daydreaming. They are trained to reduce the use and capacity of their brain.
8
Dyan Cannon
I have become down-hearted, I have become discouraged, I have become depressed. I'm just like you. I'm a human being and I have my problems.
9
Cesar Chavez
It is possible to become discouraged about the injustice we see everywhere. But God did not promise us that the world would be humane and just. He gives us the gift of life and allows us to choose the way we will use our limited time on earth. It is an awesome opportunity.
10
Camille Claudel
I have all sorts of problems and feel discouraged.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «DISCOURAGED»

Discover the use of discouraged in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to discouraged and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Shut-Down Learner: Helping Your Academically Discouraged Child
This book is based on the author's clinical experience as director of a program in the paediatrics department of a large teaching hospital that assesses and treats a broad range of learning problems.
Richard Selznick, 2008
2
The God Who Sees You: Look to Him When You Feel Discouraged, ...
When you take this reality to heart, you will live more honestly, confidently, and fearlessly—because everything looks different once you really see the God who sees you.
Tammy Maltby, Anne Christian Buchanan, 2012
3
Don't Be Discouraged!
You don't have to run from Discouragement anymore! As you read through this book, you will receive both Information, Revelation & Power to Overcome Discouragement. This is a Must Read for You!
Vincent N. Paul, 2008
4
Prayerways: for those who feel discouraged or distraught, ...
Details techniques that can be used to counteract stress
Louis M. Savary, Patricia H. Berne, 1980
5
Introduction to Social Work and Social Welfare: Empowering ...
Has a nonblaming attitude so that the discouraged person no longer feels a need to lie, pretend, or wear a mask. Conveys empathy that she or he is aware and can to some extent feel what the discouraged person is feeling. Conveys to the ...
Charles Zastrow, 2009
6
Habitual Confession Not Discouraged by the Resolution ...
This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process.
E. B. Pusey, 2009
7
Hidden unemployment: discouraged workers and public policy
This timely and important work addresses the controversy surrounding discouragement among the unemployed.
Terry F. Buss, F. Stevens Redburn, 1988
8
Out of the Wilderness: God's Reminders for the Discouraged
David T. Noland. ' Out of the WI lde rness God's Reminders for the Discouraged 2nd Edition David T. Noland Out of the Wilderness God's Reminders for the Discouraged David. Front Cover.
David T. Noland
9
Never Be Discouraged
Through this book, I hope to encourage you to never give up on your dreams.
Alice Crespo, 2013
10
How Does Bribery Affect Public Service Delivery?
DESCRIPTIVE STATISTICS The household level analysis uses information only from the household survey to construct a measure of discouraged users – the dependent variable – and household's characteristics –the explanatory variables.
Francesca Recanatini, 2008

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «DISCOURAGED»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term discouraged is used in the context of the following news items.
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'Niko Poa' singer Mejja: They laughed and discouraged me from my …
“I was once a dream, a boy from the ghettoh with love for music, some laughed at me, some discouraged me, but I kept on pushing. Sometimes ... «SDE Entertainment News, Jul 15»
2
Visitors to animal shelter are discouraged
The location has been made public but people who attempt to visit the new shelter are discouraged. "We are not equipped at this time for ... «Moulton Advertiser, Jul 15»
3
Top cops discouraged action against killer during 1984 Sikh …
Top cops discouraged action against killers during 1984 Sikh massacre: Sanjay Suri's Book. July 8, 2015 | By Siasat.Com. New Delhi: Top police officers who ... «SikhSiyasat.Net, Jul 15»
4
Some Puerto Ricans, discouraged by financial crisis, plan to move …
Each of them planned to leave the island, discouraged by an economic situation whose grim state was illuminated with the governor's warning ... «Los Angeles Times, Jul 15»
5
Neighborhood Snapshot: In Oliver, discouraged but digging in
Neighborhood Snapshot: In Oliver, discouraged but digging in. We find some urban farmers wishing Baltimore could also grow jobs and a ... «Baltimore Brew, Jul 15»
6
Home sale costs heating up, but don't get discouraged
Log in with a subscription to read the full story. Each user who logs in with a subscription will be entered in a monthly drawing.*. Logging in with ... «The Record-Courier, Jul 15»
7
Tops cops were discouraged from acting against 1984 rioters: book
New Delhi: Top police officers who undertook rare deterrent action against the killings on the streets of Delhi following the assassination of then ... «TwoCircles.net, Jul 15»
8
Career coach: Reassessing your job search midway through the year
In our new economy, it's easy to get distracted and become discouraged in the job search process. However, it's important for you to carry on ... «Lexington Herald Leader, Jul 15»
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Katy Perry Discouraged by Nuns From Purchasing Los Feliz Convent
Katy Perry Discouraged by Nuns From Purchasing Los Feliz Convent. Katy Perry. AP Images. Facebook Twitter Email Print Comment ... «Hollywood Reporter, Jul 15»
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June's unemployment dip means more Americans leaving the …
Discouraged workers, people that are considered not in the labor force, but who would like a job, increased by some 20,000. (Remember, the ... «PBS NewsHour, Jul 15»

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