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DISHEARTENED

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does disheartened mean? 

DISHEARTENED (adjective)
  The adjective DISHEARTENED has 1 sense:

1. made less hopeful or enthusiastic

  Familiarity information: DISHEARTENED used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


DISHEARTENED (adjective)


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Meaning:

Made less hopeful or enthusiastic

Synonyms:

demoralised; demoralized; discouraged; disheartened

Context examples:

desperate demoralized people looking for work / felt discouraged by the magnitude of the problem / the disheartened instructor tried vainly to arouse their interest

Similar:

pessimistic (expecting the worst in this worst of all possible worlds)


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