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Adjective
Causing a person to lose heart
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“Her death is particularly disheartening because it was preventable.”
Adjective
Having a somber or dismal atmosphere or nature
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Adjective
Deeply pessimistic
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Highly disturbing in nature
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Adjective
Causing erosion of moral fortitude or that eliminates hope or motivation
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Noun
Making less powerful
Verb
Present participle for to discourage someone by removing their enthusiasm or courage
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“The news would perhaps dishearten walkers and joggers on Race Course and Nehru Stadium.”
Verb
Present participle for to despair and lose hope or confidence
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