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Many faced discouragement from school officials in doing so.
AFTER CAPITOL ATTACK, SOCIAL STUDIES AND CIVICS TEACHERS STRUGGLE WITH REAL-TIME HISTORY LESSONSJOE HEIM, VALERIE STRAUSSJANUARY 19, 2021WASHINGTON POST
According to the unanimous testimony of the chroniclers, the English host was struck with serious discouragement.
KING ROBERT THE BRUCEA. F. MURISON
Mr. Gryce and Miss Butterworth stepped at once into the light, and surveyed each other with a look of marked discouragement.
THE CIRCULAR STUDYANNA KATHARINE GREEN
It crowds the hours, and accumulates until often discouragement and nervous exhaustion follow.
THE LEAVEN IN A GREAT CITYLILLIAN WILLIAM BETTS
He looked at her in complete discouragement, and Amarita returned his gaze with one bespeaking a conviction of her own innocence.
COUNTRY NEIGHBORSALICE BROWN
A sense of discouragement regarding long distances was just at that moment the most remote sensation in Stanton's sensibilities.
MOLLY MAKE-BELIEVEELEANOR HALLOWELL ABBOTT
His letters during this period reflect the varying phases of hope and of discouragement; but, upon the whole, the latter prevails.
THE LIFE OF NELSON, VOL. I (OF 2)A. T. (ALFRED THAYER) MAHAN
She had come, walking fearlessly in her darkened world, to him in his darkened world of discouragement and bitterness.
THE HIDDEN PLACESBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
And I hope that Mr. Howard's obvious absorption was not due to—discouragement.
DROSSHENRY SETON MERRIMAN
He felt the first touch of discouragement as he looked at them.
SPACE PRISONTOM GODWIN
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WORDS RELATED TO DISCOURAGEMENT

  • bridle
  • check
  • curb
  • defense
  • determent
  • discouragement
  • disincentive
  • hindrance
  • leash
  • obstacle
  • preventative
  • preventive
  • rein
  • shackle
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