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Noun
The complete loss or absence of hope
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“It takes both perseverance and technical knowledge to avoid discouragement and get to the good eats.”
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A thing that discourages or is intended to discourage someone from doing something
“Uncertainty is one of the major discouragements to investment.”
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An abrupt or ungracious rejection of an offer, request, or friendly gesture
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Something that causes sadness
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Something that detracts or takes away
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The feeling of being upset or annoyed as a result of being unable to change or achieve something
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Something that impedes, or stands in the way of, progress
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Bad attitude
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A discouragement
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A feeling of disappointment, akin to depression, arising from the realization that something is not what it was expected or believed to be, possibly accompanied by philosophical angst from having one's beliefs challenged
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The emotion of not having one's expectations met
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A situation that is difficult or dangerous
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