Definition of discouraged in English:

discouraged

Line breaks: dis|cour¦aged
Pronunciation: /dɪˈskʌrɪdʒd
 
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adjective

Having lost confidence or enthusiasm; disheartened: he must be feeling pretty discouraged
More example sentences
  • Henry himself had no reason to be seriously discouraged.
  • Nevertheless, the Jewish people should not be discouraged.
  • At first I looked at Dice a little, somewhat discouraged by previous experiences with online job boards.

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