Definition of discourage in English:

discourage

Line breaks: dis|cour¦age
Pronunciation: /dɪsˈkʌrɪdʒ
 
/

verb

[with object]

Origin

late Middle English: from Old French descouragier, from des- (expressing reversal) + corage 'courage'.

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