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I was slightly disheartened when three of my films didn't work at the box-office. But the silver lining is that people did appreciate my work in those films. Had my performance gone unnoticed, I would've been in big trouble then.
John Abraham

Meaning of "disheartened" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF DISHEARTENED

disheartened  [dɪsˈhɑːtənd] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF DISHEARTENED

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

WHAT DOES DISHEARTENED MEAN IN ENGLISH?

disheartened

Depression (mood)

Depression is a state of low mood and aversion to activity that can affect a person's thoughts, behavior, feelings and sense of well-being. Depressed people can feel sad, anxious, empty, hopeless, worried, helpless, worthless, guilty, irritable, hurt, or restless. They may lose interest in activities that once were pleasurable, experience loss of appetite or overeating, have problems concentrating, remembering details, or making decisions, and may contemplate, attempt, or commit suicide. Insomnia, excessive sleeping, fatigue, loss of energy, or aches, pains, or digestive problems may also be present. Depressed mood is not always a psychiatric disorder. It may also be a normal reaction to certain life events, a symptom of some medical conditions, or a side effect of some drugs or medical treatments. Depressed mood is also a primary or associated feature of certain psychiatric syndromes such as clinical depression.

Definition of disheartened in the English dictionary

The definition of disheartened in the dictionary is If you are disheartened, you feel disappointed about something and have less confidence or less hope about it than you did before.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH DISHEARTENED


enlightened
ɪnˈlaɪtənd
frightened
ˈfraɪtənd
mittened
ˈmɪtənd
patterned
ˈpætənd
presweetened
priːˈswiːtənd
tartaned
ˈtɑːtənd
threatened
ˈθretənd
unbuttoned
ʌnˈbʌtənd
unenlightened
ˌʌnɪnˈlaɪtənd
unfrightened
ʌnˈfraɪtənd
unlightened
ʌnˈlaɪtənd
unpatterned
ʌnˈpætənd
unsweetened
ʌnˈswiːtənd
unthreatened
ʌnˈθretənd

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE DISHEARTENED

disharmonize
disharmony
dishcloth
dishcloth gourd
dishclout
dishdasha
dishearten
disheartening
dishearteningly
disheartenment
dished
dishelm
disherison
disherit
disheritor
dishes
dishevel
dishevelled
dishevelling
dishevelment

WORDS THAT END LIKE DISHEARTENED

battle hardened
blackened
burdened
chastened
darkened
hardened
heightened
overburdened
stiffened
straitened
the heavens opened
unawakened
unchastened
unchristened
unleavened
unlistened
unmoistened
unopened
unsoftened
wizened

Synonyms and antonyms of disheartened in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «DISHEARTENED»

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

Translation of «disheartened» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF DISHEARTENED

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

Translator English - Chinese

灰心的
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

descorazonado
570 millions of speakers

English

disheartened
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

निराश
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

تبتئس
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

уныние
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

desanimado
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ভগ্নোত্সাহ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

découragé
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Terkejut
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

entmutigt
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

気落ちした
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

낙담한
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Kuciwa
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

nản
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

மனமுடைந்தார்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

निराश
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

disheartened
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

scoraggiato
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

zniechęcony
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

зневіру
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

descurajat
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

απογοητεύτηκα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

moedeloos
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

nedslagen
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

motløs
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of disheartened

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «DISHEARTENED»

The term «disheartened» is regularly used and occupies the 70.917 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «DISHEARTENED» OVER TIME

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

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QUOTES WITH «DISHEARTENED»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word disheartened.
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John Abraham
I was slightly disheartened when three of my films didn't work at the box-office. But the silver lining is that people did appreciate my work in those films. Had my performance gone unnoticed, I would've been in big trouble then.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «DISHEARTENED»

Discover the use of disheartened in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to disheartened and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Tragedy's Ark: A Book of Comfort for Disheartened Parents
Jayne Garrison has given us an enjoyable, short, to-the-point read on successfully getting through each day of a crisis with your child. I am impressed with the depth of her work and recommend this book.
Jayne Garrison, 2011
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You Can't Do it Alone: A Communications and Engagement ...
The overall results are interesting (and quoted liberally in this book), but the most intriguing part of the study was an analysis of how teachers break out into three distinct groups: the “Disheartened,” the “Contented,” and the “Idealists.
Jean Johnson, 2012
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Action Tools for Effective Managers: A Guide for Solving ...
Counseling Employees With Work Performance Problems 1 69 Case Analysis In this situation, Tom, a career-oriented individual striving to move ahead in his bank, became disheartened when he didn't reach his mark as expected. In such ...
Margaret Mary Gootnick, David Gootnick, 2000
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The Wisdom of a Broken Heart: An Uncommon Guide to Healing, ...
The third reaction is becoming disheartened, and in many ways this is the most difficult poison of them all. Even though it seems to have the least charge, unlike longing and rage it is insidious, buried, sticky, and hard to get your arms around.
Susan Piver, 2009
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Living, Loving and Giving
At times your life feels disheartened, so you put up walls, so your heart again will never be uncertain. So much disappointment, so much disarray, you probably can't find it in your heart to pray. So you find yourself down and out, you yell, you  ...
Dana S. Redman, 2011
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State of Affairs
"Disheartened". Disheartened Legislative branch Redundant tantrums Creates headlines Melodramatic turmoil Sensationalized chaos Breakdown of America Pray without ceasing Disheartened Judicial branch Below average performance  ...
Toya Payne, 2008
7
Wake Up!
Your disheartened feelings do not need to go away; just learn to be in them in a warm way. When you know they are there, then you will learn to be in them all the time. Your disheartened feelings are making you softer. You are saying to be in ...
Gurpreet, 2013
8
The Disheartened Doctor
Linda and Jerry, nurse and surgeon at a Cairo hospital, find themselves reevaluating their relationship when Linda is rescued from an angry mob by Roger Deacon
Sheila Burns, Ursula Bloom, 1988
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Contemporary Rhetorical Theory: A Reader
be an awkward one to occupy. Such a position may create the alienation that comes from being raised— presumably without being offered a choice— above one's peers. A third response is to be disheartened, as we are, by the fact that such a ...
John Louis Lucaites, Celeste Michelle Condit, Sally Caudill, 1999
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English Synonymes Explained, in Alphabetical Order; with ...
One is deterred from commencing any thing, one is discouraged or disheartened from proceeding. A variety of motives may deter any one from an undertaking; but a person is discoug aged or disheartened mostly by the want. DETERMINE; of ...
George Crabb, 1824

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «DISHEARTENED»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term disheartened is used in the context of the following news items.
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Rapper, Kings grad 'disheartened' by concert cancellation
Rapper Cal Scruby took to social media Wednesday to share his frustrations after his planned Saturday night concert at Fountain Square was ... «Cincinnati.com, Jul 15»
2
Owen James DiCandilo who doctors said would never show …
Although it's easy to become disheartened by his progress compared to other children, his parents focus on celebrating the little wins. «Daily Mail, Jul 15»
3
Obama Said To Put Odds Of Iran Nuclear Deal At Only 50 Percent
Senate Foreign Relations Chairman Bob Corker said he is "disheartened" that Iran, even "with a boot on its neck," has " done just an incredible ... «Big News Network.com, Jul 15»
4
3 Minnesota men charged in terrorism case to remain jailed
He said he'd give the plans a careful look and told two of the men not to be disheartened by his decision to deny bail right now. He said he'd ... «TheReporter.Com, Jul 15»
5
Take Back the Beach shows women revealing how swimsuit …
... room to try something on ends with you scrutinizing every aspect of your body in the mirror - and can leave you exhausted and disheartened. «Daily Mail, Jul 15»
6
allAfrica.com: Nigeria: What We Are Doing to End Boko Haram …
The President urges all Nigerians, however, not to be unduly disheartened by the seeming resurgence of terrorist attacks and atrocities in the ... «AllAfrica.com, Jul 15»
7
U.S. Supreme Court ruling, Israel and religious hypocrisy | Opinion …
Even as we celebrate with our brothers and sisters in North America, we are disheartened that only some of the Jewish organizations at the ... «Jewish Journal, Jul 15»
8
Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) to dismiss 7,800 jobs, and …
For all Microsoft phone fans out there, do not be disheartened. Microsoft will still find a way to work on mobile phones. Microsoft CEO Satya ... «Gazette Review, Jul 15»
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KATC.com | Continuous News Coverage | Acadiana-Lafayette …
Many of us were disheartened we were not able to vote for a lesser charge for him," Leger said. "Some jurors felt he had to be charged with something for this ... «KATC Lafayette News, Jul 15»
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Boone County calls in cavalry to figure out the fairgrounds | Local …
Wilson complimented Cook and the fair board on their time and effort, and he told Cook not to feel disheartened. Wilson said there was ... «Columbia Missourian, Jul 15»

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