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disheartening

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  • verbdepress, ruin one's hopes
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Synonyms for disheartening

verb depress, ruin one's hopes
  • daunt
  • deject
  • demoralize
  • deter
  • discourage
  • dismay
  • dispirit
  • humble
  • humiliate
  • chill
  • crush
  • damp
  • dampen
  • dash
  • disincline
  • disparage
  • indispose
  • shake
  • cast down
  • get down
  • put a damper on
  • put down
  • throw a pall over

Antonyms for disheartening

  • build up
  • encourage
  • hearten
  • inspirit
  • praise
  • promote
  • stimulate
  • urge
  • compliment
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to disheartening

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adjective. horrifying

bleak

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bleaker

adjective. depressing

bleakest

adjective. depressing

depressing

adjective. discouraging, upsetting

disappointing

adjective. unsatisfactory
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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