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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Destructive of morale and self-reliance.

Usage examples (36)
  • When he uses the word disheartening in the middle of a war that is very significant.
  • What I find disheartening is the 'mean spirited nature' of so many comments on this and other sites.
  • You know, when a general uses the word disheartening in a time of war, that is something to pay attention to.
  • "Orders in Toll's fiscal first quarter ending January can best be described as disheartening," he wrote Feb. 12. for more
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