discouraging
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /dɪsˈkʌɹɪdʒɪŋ/
Verb
  1. present participle of discourage#English|discourage
Adjective
  1. that causes discouragement
Synonyms Noun

discouraging (plural discouragings)

  1. discouragement
    • But, alas! I fear the health of the better part is dwindling instead of increasing, through letting in the enemy's discouragings, and a want of feeling after the daily sap of life, whereby strength would be received to overcome all obstacles […]



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