discountenance[ dis-koun-tn-uh ns ]SEE DEFINITION OF discountenance
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DISCOUNTENANCE
If unhappily thrown among them, discountenance them to the utmost.
As an Association they are pledged to discountenance just what I did.
All citizens are urged to discountenance the building of fires.
He would not allow stone-flinging, because it was a habit of his to discountenance it.
Let them in their several stations encourage virtue and discountenance vice in others.
Her approbation was olive oil; her discountenance prickly heat.
He has stationed himself there merely to watch and discountenance her.
Nor does He discountenance earnest activity in the duties of the present.
I discountenance and disapprove of any and all such practices.
It was absolutely necessary to discountenance these personal applications.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR DISCOUNTENANCE
- catch one short
- give a bad time
- give a hard time
- hang up
- let down
- make a monkey of
- put in a hole
- put in a spot
- put on the spot
- put out of countenance
- show up
- throw into a tizzy