What is the opposite of heartening?

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Adjective
Opposite of having qualities which inspire hope
Adjective
Opposite of characterized by a good or happy sentiment
“The spiritual journey is fraught with danger, full of unexpected twists, at times deeply discouraging, at times exhilarating.”
Adjective
Opposite of denotes a constructive or productive feeling
“As a result of their unproductive response, we were unable to attain the information required to proceed.”
Adjective
Opposite of providing inspiration
“We can barely remember what Joe was talking about during his largely uninspiring speech.”
Adjective
Opposite of a feeling of positivity, satisfaction, or enjoyment
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“We are feeling sad and upset about the recent tragic events which have unfolded.”
Adjective
(archaic) Opposite of received or experienced with gratitude
“Our rest was disturbed by an unwelcome banging on the door.”
Adjective
Opposite of giving someone support or confidence
Noun
Opposite of denotes assistance or an approval
“I believe the rejection he endured would greatly motivate him.”
Verb
Opposite of to be triggering enthusiasm or eagerness
“The movie's plot was terrible and was boring us to death.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to encourage, urge on, cheer, give confidence to
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