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.

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