January 10, 2020
Learner's Word of the Day
dishearten /dɪsˈhɑɚtn̩/ verb
dishearten
/dɪsˈhɑɚtn̩/
verb

disheartens; disheartened; disheartening

The player is disheartened over losing the game.
The player is disheartened over losing the game.
Learner's definition of DISHEARTEN

[+ object]

: to cause (a person or group of people) to lose hope, enthusiasm, or courage : to discourage (someone)

  • The conflict between their families disheartened them.

— often used as (be) disheartened

  • I was disheartened by the news.

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