disheartened

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

dis- +‎ heartened

Adjective[edit]

disheartened (comparative more disheartened, superlative most disheartened)

  1. Discouraged, despairing.
    • 2004, Chris Wallace, Character: Profiles in Presidential Courage:
      He refused to get disheartened, even when all 50 writers polled by Newsweek predicted he would lose.

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Verb[edit]

disheartened

  1. simple past tense and past participle of dishearten