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English adjective: discouraged

1. discouraged made less hopeful or enthusiastic


SamplesDesperate demoralized people looking for work.
Felt discouraged by the magnitude of the problem.
The disheartened instructor tried vainly to arouse their interest.


Synonymsdemoralised, demoralized, disheartened


Similarpessimistic


Antonymsoptimistic

2. discouraged lacking in resolution


SamplesThe accident left others discouraged about going there.


Similarirresolute


Antonymsresolute









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