dispirit

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dis·pir·it

 (dĭ-spĭr′ĭt)
tr.v. dis·pir·it·ed, dis·pir·it·ing, dis·pir·its
To cause to lose spirit or enthusiasm; dishearten. See Synonyms at discourage.

dispirit

(dɪˈspɪrɪt)
vb
(tr) to lower the spirit or enthusiasm of; make downhearted or depressed; discourage

dis•pir•it

(dɪˈspɪr ɪt)

v.t.
to deprive of spirit, hope, enthusiasm, etc.; discourage; dishearten.
[1635–45]

dispirit


Past participle: dispirited
Gerund: dispiriting

Imperative
dispirit
dispirit
Present
I dispirit
you dispirit
he/she/it dispirits
we dispirit
you dispirit
they dispirit
Preterite
I dispirited
you dispirited
he/she/it dispirited
we dispirited
you dispirited
they dispirited
Present Continuous
I am dispiriting
you are dispiriting
he/she/it is dispiriting
we are dispiriting
you are dispiriting
they are dispiriting
Present Perfect
I have dispirited
you have dispirited
he/she/it has dispirited
we have dispirited
you have dispirited
they have dispirited
Past Continuous
I was dispiriting
you were dispiriting
he/she/it was dispiriting
we were dispiriting
you were dispiriting
they were dispiriting
Past Perfect
I had dispirited
you had dispirited
he/she/it had dispirited
we had dispirited
you had dispirited
they had dispirited
Future
I will dispirit
you will dispirit
he/she/it will dispirit
we will dispirit
you will dispirit
they will dispirit
Future Perfect
I will have dispirited
you will have dispirited
he/she/it will have dispirited
we will have dispirited
you will have dispirited
they will have dispirited
Future Continuous
I will be dispiriting
you will be dispiriting
he/she/it will be dispiriting
we will be dispiriting
you will be dispiriting
they will be dispiriting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been dispiriting
you have been dispiriting
he/she/it has been dispiriting
we have been dispiriting
you have been dispiriting
they have been dispiriting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been dispiriting
you will have been dispiriting
he/she/it will have been dispiriting
we will have been dispiriting
you will have been dispiriting
they will have been dispiriting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been dispiriting
you had been dispiriting
he/she/it had been dispiriting
we had been dispiriting
you had been dispiriting
they had been dispiriting
Conditional
I would dispirit
you would dispirit
he/she/it would dispirit
we would dispirit
you would dispirit
they would dispirit
Past Conditional
I would have dispirited
you would have dispirited
he/she/it would have dispirited
we would have dispirited
you would have dispirited
they would have dispirited
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.dispirit - lower someone's spirits; make downhearted; "These news depressed her"; "The bad state of her child's health demoralizes her"
chill - depress or discourage; "The news of the city's surrender chilled the soldiers"
discourage - deprive of courage or hope; take away hope from; cause to feel discouraged

dispirit

verb
1. To make less hopeful or enthusiastic:
2. To make sad or gloomy:
Translations

dispirit

[dɪsˈpɪrɪt] VTdesanimar, desalentar

dispirit

vtentmutigen
References in classic literature ?
However, nothing dispirits, and nothing seems worth while disputing.