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synonyms for disheartening

  • alarming
  • astounding
  • awful
  • dire
  • dreadful
  • frightening
  • frightful
  • ghastly
  • harrowing
  • hideous
  • horrible
  • horrific
  • shocking
  • terrible
  • terrifying
  • bad
  • daunting
  • dismaying
  • gross
  • heavy
  • intimidating
  • mean
  • petrifying
  • scaring
  • unnerving
  • fearful
  • formidable
  • grim
  • grody
  • horrid
  • the end
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antonyms for disheartening

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  • beautiful
  • calming
  • comforting
  • delightful
  • good
  • nice
  • pleasant
  • pleasing
  • wonderful
  • polite
  • encouraging
  • reassuring
  • satisfying
      • advantageous
      • blessed
      • bright
      • cheerful
      • encouraging
      • fortunate
      • glad
      • good
      • happy
      • hopeful
      • joyful
      • light
      • lucky
      • pleasant
      • right
      • worthwhile
      • great
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      How to use disheartening in a sentence

      She poured out some chocolate, took it hurriedly, and quitted the room, leaving her husband in a disheartening reverie.
      ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
      Things are going on here in their usual gently disheartening gait.
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      At first sight it seems disheartening to find that physicians are so easily humbugged.
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      We explored almost every bay and inlet we came across, but of course always with the same disheartening result.
      THE ADVENTURES OF LOUIS DE ROUGEMONTLOUIS DE ROUGEMONT
      The condition of these articles, too, is most disheartening.
      THE LAND OF FIREMAYNE REID
      "If you've got a drag with old Macy, maybe he'll raise you," was Charley's disheartening reply.
      FLAPPERS AND PHILOSOPHERSF. SCOTT FITZGERALD
      Without the spiritual world the material world is a disheartening enigma.
      DICTIONARY OF QUOTATIONS FROM ANCIENT AND MODERN, ENGLISH AND FOREIGN SOURCESJAMES WOOD
      Changing his plan of attack would have been a partial confession of defeat, to some extent disheartening his men.
      BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME XIIJOHN LORD
      The constant gales were very disheartening, the last having continued for four days with only short intervals of moderate weather.
      THE HOME OF THE BLIZZARDDOUGLAS MAWSON
      All morning, the rain had been beating down with a sullen persistency which Marjorie found distinctly disheartening.
      MARJORIE DEAN COLLEGE FRESHMANPAULINE LESTER
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