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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Show disapproval by not supporting; Look with disfavor on.

Usage examples (32)
  • With his composure he survived every attempt to discountenance him.
  • Brigadier to discountenance any charges of the kind.
  • If unhappily thrown among them, discountenance them to the utmost.
  • He has stationed himself there merely to watch and discountenance her. for more
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