disheartened


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Synonyms for disheartened

Synonyms for disheartened

made less hopeful or enthusiastic

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The men were much disheartened by the hardships they had already endured.
True it is that they have had toil enough to be disheartened.
She was disheartened by Lady Bertram's silence, awed by Sir Thomas's grave looks, and quite overcome by Mrs.
When Canada passed under British domination, and the old French trading houses were broken up, the voyageurs, like the coureurs des bois, were for a time disheartened and disconsolate, and with difficulty could reconcile themselves to the service of the new- comers, so different in habits, manners, and language from their former employers.
As such she compared him with herself; and at every discovery of the abundance of his illuminations, and the unmeasurable, Andean altitude of his, she became quite dejected, disheartened from all further effort on her own part whatever.
We live in such a state of muddle that it's impossible, and I have only been more disheartened whenever I have tried.
Over a year had elapsed since they had set out to explore the northern hemisphere in search of Carthoris, and at last their disheartened people had accepted as truth the vague rumors of their death that had filtered in from the frozen region of the pole.
The gallant flag was up, but it was under the spell, too, and hung limp and disheartened by the mast.
When the literary class betray a destitution of faith, it is not strange that society should be disheartened and sensualized by unbelief.
When the fatigue of finding nothing had disheartened Tristan, who was not easily discouraged, Quasimodo continued the search alone.
The afternoon was drawing to a close, and Clayton, disheartened and discouraged, was in a terrible quandary as to the proper course to pursue; whether to keep on in search of Professor Porter, at the almost certain risk of his own death in the jungle by night, or to return to the cabin where he might at least serve to protect Jane from the perils which confronted her on all sides.
He was so disheartened that he sat down upon a stump and began to cry.
Evidently disheartened by the failure of their first attempt the assaulters drew off, but only for a short time.
Disheartened and unhappy, they soon became a prey to the black hordes of the north and the black hordes of the south.
Moody, disheartened by Isabel's silence, made no attempt to set the conversa tion going; he looked as if he meditated a hasty retreat to the railway station which he had just left.