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discouraging (adj.)

"tending to dishearten," 1670s, present-participle adjective from discourage. Related: Discouragingly.

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Definitions of discouraging from WordNet

discouraging (adj.)
depriving of confidence or hope or enthusiasm and hence often deterring action;
where never is heard a discouraging word
discouraging (adj.)
expressing disapproval in order to dissuade;
From wordnet.princeton.edu