discommend


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dis·com·mend

 (dĭs′kə-mĕnd′)
tr.v. dis·com·mend·ed, dis·com·mend·ing, dis·com·mends
1. To show or voice disapproval of.
2. To cause to come into disfavor or ill regard.

dis′com·mend′a·ble adj.

discommend

(ˌdɪskəˈmɛnd)
vb (tr)
1. rare to express disapproval of
2. obsolete to bring into disfavour
ˌdiscomˈmendable adj
disˌcommenˈdation n

dis•com•mend

(ˌdɪs kəˈmɛnd)

v.t.
1. to express disapproval of.
2. to bring into disfavor.
[1485–95]
dis`com•mend′er, n.

discommend


Past participle: discommended
Gerund: discommending

Imperative
discommend
discommend
Present
I discommend
you discommend
he/she/it discommends
we discommend
you discommend
they discommend
Preterite
I discommended
you discommended
he/she/it discommended
we discommended
you discommended
they discommended
Present Continuous
I am discommending
you are discommending
he/she/it is discommending
we are discommending
you are discommending
they are discommending
Present Perfect
I have discommended
you have discommended
he/she/it has discommended
we have discommended
you have discommended
they have discommended
Past Continuous
I was discommending
you were discommending
he/she/it was discommending
we were discommending
you were discommending
they were discommending
Past Perfect
I had discommended
you had discommended
he/she/it had discommended
we had discommended
you had discommended
they had discommended
Future
I will discommend
you will discommend
he/she/it will discommend
we will discommend
you will discommend
they will discommend
Future Perfect
I will have discommended
you will have discommended
he/she/it will have discommended
we will have discommended
you will have discommended
they will have discommended
Future Continuous
I will be discommending
you will be discommending
he/she/it will be discommending
we will be discommending
you will be discommending
they will be discommending
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been discommending
you have been discommending
he/she/it has been discommending
we have been discommending
you have been discommending
they have been discommending
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been discommending
you will have been discommending
he/she/it will have been discommending
we will have been discommending
you will have been discommending
they will have been discommending
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been discommending
you had been discommending
he/she/it had been discommending
we had been discommending
you had been discommending
they had been discommending
Conditional
I would discommend
you would discommend
he/she/it would discommend
we would discommend
you would discommend
they would discommend
Past Conditional
I would have discommended
you would have discommended
he/she/it would have discommended
we would have discommended
you would have discommended
they would have discommended
References in classic literature ?
Homer also discommends the government of many; but whether he means this we are speaking of, or where each person exercises his power separately, is uncertain.
In Bishop Joseph Hall's Characters of Vertues and Vices, the Flatterer's "tongue walkes ever in one track of unjust praises, and can no more tell how to discommend, than to speak true.
As the Eve passage illustrates, her approach makes it possible to look in a new way at what some would discommend as Milton's sexist views.