Thesaurus / discourage

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Nature has helped to discourage native effort by providing the means of sustenance over-lavishly, in one sense.

Not to discourage you wholly, Sir Martin, this storm is partly over.

But if you think that will discourage them you don't know our bureaucrats.

But those of fine nature, even if you discourage them, desire instruction all the more.

Seekers after GodFrederic William Farrar

(who never liked to think of being old,) 'Don't let us discourage one another.'

Life of JohnsonJames Boswell

You who succeed are always ready to discourage us when we come to try our fortunes.

I thought it was a great deal more, but did not like to discourage her by saying so.

I know you are determined to discourage my dancing and singing, and I am determined to pay no regard whatever to what you say.

This is to discourage the growing of dangerous seditious persons under pretence of tender consciences.

As a rule, too, they discourage ordeals, despite the alleged intervention of God therein.

Life on a Mediaeval BaronyWilliam Stearns Davis

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