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- Present participle of discourage.
- that causes discouragement
- 1876 Brewster Higley - A Home on the Range
- Oh, give me a home where the Buffalo roam / Where the Deer and the Antelope play; / Where never is heard a discouraging word, / And the sky is not clouded all day
- See also Wikisaurus:disheartening