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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



2. discouraged lacking in resolution

SamplesThe accident left others discouraged about going there.



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