Low-lying alligator, evading the eyesight and discouraging hope!
Burnside's repulse at Fredericksburg was followed by a discouraging retreat.
But it is so discouraging a thing to have my monitress so very good!
Bitter taunts for the past, and discouraging views of the future?
And yet, when we wrote to our friends who were watching, their answer was most discouraging.