Etymology
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dishearten (v.)

"discourage, deject, depress the spirits of," 1590s (first recorded in "Henry V"), from dis- "the opposite of" + hearten. Related: Disheartened; disheartening; dishearteningly.

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Definitions of dishearten

dishearten (v.)
take away the enthusiasm of;
Synonyms: put off
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