discourage[ dih-skur-ij, -skuhr- ]SEE DEFINITION OF discourage
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DISCOURAGE
He said this was to discourage that pernicious class of men, the inventors.
The piece which the mastiff had torn from his hose did not discourage Boxtel.
Of course, all these delays were calculated to discourage him and bend his will.
Here I had a little alarm, which did not, however, discourage me.
But I will not insist upon this, for I do not wish needlessly to discourage you.
I did not discourage her; I did not speak of the futility of such a step.
The look of annoyance was now fixed on his face, but it did not discourage her.
Steinwitz was plainly anxious to discourage inquiries about Megalia.
Far be it from me to discourage the preparation of good school-books.
But he did not for a moment try to discourage me by pointing out the difficulties.