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4 dicționare găsite pentru discountenance
Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Discountenance \Dis*coun"te*nance\, n.
     Unfavorable aspect; unfriendly regard; cold treatment;
     disapprobation; whatever tends to check or discourage.
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           He thought a little discountenance on those persons
           would suppress that spirit.              --Clarendon.
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Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Discountenance \Dis*coun"te*nance\, v. t. [imp. & p. p.
     Discountenanced; p. pr. & vb. n. Discountenancing.]
     [Pref. dis- + countenance: cf. OF. descontenancer, F.
     d['e]contenancer.]
     1. To ruffle or discompose the countenance of; to put of
        countenance; to put to shame; to abash.
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              How would one look from his majestic brow . . .
              Discountenance her despised!          --Milton.
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              The hermit was somewhat discountenanced by this
              observation.                          --Sir W.
                                                    Scott.
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     2. To refuse to countenance, or give the support of one's
        approval to; to give one's influence against; to restrain
        by cold treatment; to discourage.
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              A town meeting was convened to discountenance riot.
                                                    --Bancroft.
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Din dicționarul WordNet (r) 2.0 :

  discountenance
       v 1: look with disfavor on; "The republic soon discountenanced
            its few friends"
       2: show disapproval by discouraging; "any measure tending to
          fuse invalids into a class with special privileges should
          be discountenanced"

Din dicționarul Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  74 Moby Thesaurus words for "discountenance":
     abash, abashment, baffle, balk, be against, be agin, blast, brave,
     chagrin, challenge, checkmate, circumvent, confound, confront,
     confuse, confusion, contravene, counter, counteract, countermand,
     counterwork, cross, dash, defeat, defy, deprecate, destroy,
     discomfit, discomfiture, discommend, discomposure, disconcert,
     disconcertion, disconcertment, disesteem, disfavor, dish, disrupt,
     distress, disturbance, elude, embarrassment, faze, flummox, foil,
     frown, frustrate, knock the chocks, mortification, nonplus,
     not abide, not bear with, not brook, not condone, not countenance,
     not endure, not hold with, not stand for, not suffer, not tolerate,
     object, perplex, rattle, reproach, reprove, ruin, sabotage, scotch,
     spike, spoil, stonewall, stump, thwart, upset  
     

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