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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Dis·heart·en v. t. [imp. & p. p. Disheartened p. pr. & vb. n. Disheartening.]  To discourage; to deprive of courage and hope; to depress the spirits of; to deject.
    Regiments . . . utterly disorganized and disheartened.   --Macaulay.
 Syn: -- To dispirit; discourage; depress; deject; deter; terrify.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : made less hopeful or enthusiastic; "desperate demoralized
            people looking for work"; "felt discouraged by the
            magnitude of the problem"; "the disheartened instructor
            tried vainly to arouse their interest" [syn: demoralized,
             demoralised, discouraged]