Discourageable
Discourageable Dis*cour"age*a*ble, a. Capable of being discouraged; easily disheartened. --Bp. Hall. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • discourageable — adjective see discourage …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • discourageable — See discourage. * * * …   Universalium

  • discourageable — …   Useful english dictionary

  • discourage — transitive verb ( aged; aging) Etymology: Middle English discoragen, from Middle French descorager, from Old French descoragier, from des dis + corage courage Date: 15th century 1. to deprive of courage or confidence ; …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • discouragingly — See discourageable. * * * …   Universalium

  • discourager — See discourageable. * * * …   Universalium

  • discourage — discourager, n. discourageable, adj. discouragingly, adv. /di skerr ij, skur /, v., discouraged, discouraging. v.t. 1. to deprive of courage, hope, or confidence; dishearten; dispirit. 2. to dissuade (usually fol. by from) …   Universalium

  • dis|cour|age|a|ble — «dihs KUR ihj uh buhl», adjective. capable of being discouraged: »Too intelligent to be vain, he is evidently discourageable should anything happen, that is to say, to discourage him (Manchester Guardian Weekly) …   Useful english dictionary

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