1. the feeling of despair in the face of obstacles
Syn: ↑discouragement, ↑dismay
Derivationally related forms: ↑dismay (for: ↑dismay), ↑dishearten, ↑discourage (for: ↑discouragement)
Hypernyms: ↑despair
Hyponyms: ↑intimidation
2. a communication that leaves you disheartened or daunted
Derivationally related forms: ↑dishearten
Hypernyms: ↑discouragement

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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