disheartened


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dis·heart·en

 (dĭs-här′tn)
tr.v. dis·heart·ened, dis·heart·en·ing, dis·heart·ens
To cause to lose hope or enthusiasm; dispirit. See Synonyms at discourage.

dis·heart′en·ing·ly adv.
dis·heart′en·ment n.

disheartened

(dɪsˈhɑːtənd)
adj
disappointed about something and having less confidence or less hope about it than before
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.disheartened - made less hopeful or enthusiastic; "desperate demoralized people looking for work"; "felt discouraged by the magnitude of the problem"; "the disheartened instructor tried vainly to arouse their interest"
pessimistic - expecting the worst possible outcome

disheartened

adjective discouraged, depressed, crushed, dismayed, choked, daunted, dejected, dispirited, downcast, crestfallen, downhearted, sick as a parrot (informal) He was disheartened by their hostile reaction.
Translations

disheartened

[dɪsˈhɑːrtənd] adj (= discouraged) → découragé(e)
to be disheartened by sth → être découragé(e) par qch

disheartened

[dɪsˈhɑːtnd] adjscoraggiato/a, avvilito/a
References in classic literature ?
To-day you are poor, obscure, and disheartened, and to-morrow the world may be ringing with your name.
Many of the comrades were disheartened, and they retaliated with terroristic tactics.
The gallant flag was up, but it was under the spell, too, and hung limp and disheartened by the mast.
Commander of the Faithful," I answered, "I am ready to do all that your Majesty commands, but I humbly pray you to remember that I am utterly disheartened by the unheard of sufferings I have undergone.
Elizabeth saw directly that her father had not the smallest intention of yielding; but his answers were at the same time so vague and equivocal, that her mother, though often disheartened, had never yet despaired of succeeding at last.
He would have but scanty returns, therefore, to make this year, to his associates in the United States; and there was great danger of their becoming disheartened, and abandoning the enterprise.
Patient of toil, not to be disheartened by impediments and disappointments, fertile in expedients, and versed in every mode of humoring and conquering the wayward current, they would ply every exertion, sometimes in the boat, sometimes on shore, sometimes in the water, however cold; always alert, always in good humor; and, should they at any time flag or grow weary, one of their popular songs, chanted by a veteran oarsman, and responded to in chorus, acted as a never- failing restorative.
They were greatly disheartened by the failure of their girl Ruler, and the knowledge that she was now an ornament in the Nome King's palace--a dreadful, creepy place in spite of all its magnificence.
I am too rudely shaken in my most cherished convictions, I am too depressed and disheartened, to write more.
But on he went, without being disheartened, deeper and deeper into the wood, where the most wonderful flowers were growing.
But the snow and the bitter weather had disheartened them all.
His search has always hitherto been fruitless, and he has sunk back, disheartened, into the sea.