Dis*heart"en (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Disheartened (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Disheartening.] [Pref. dis- + hearten.]

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.


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