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Synonyms for discouragement

Synonyms for discouragement

the feeling of despair in the face of obstacles

the expression of opposition and disapproval

the act of discouraging

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Hot Wind, Boiling Rain: Scary Stories For Strong Hearts" by Lyn Ford is a compilation showcasing lifetime collection of quotations, stories, wise words, and assembled musings about overcoming hurdles, elusive enlightenment, personal evolution, persistence in the face of discouragement.
Presiding over a meeting regarding discouragement of paddy sowing in the area held here on Friday the AC stressed upon Tapedars and Kotars of the Revenue Department that compliance of governments policy directives may ensured and sowing of paddy must immediately be reported so that saplings of banned crop could be rooted put without delay.
A recent study of top female college and university leaders finds that, although there are glimmers of optimism, female higher education administrators still face subtle barriers, such as being held to different expectations than male counterparts, lack of support, discouragement and even sabotage.
The event will aim to explore whether the disparity between the numbers of men and women working in science is down to societal discouragement, innate differences in ability between the sexes or differences in aspirations.
According to The Guardian, although American ice hockey player Patrick Kane was handed two penalty shots in the bronze medal game, he however, failed to score on either and added further discouragement and dispirit to his team.
The only difference is the presence of compulsory Welsh for Englishspeaking pupils, which causes confusion and discouragement and wastes time.
The draconic fines and the discouragement of investments in the dirty industry and in the natural reserves are only a small link in the large chain of measures for protection of the production of healthy food, Rizaov adds.
Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success.
It is an excellent facility whether for families or others, but the summer weather is a major discouragement for visitors, especially in the mornings.
Satan was chased away by God hundreds of thousands years ago because his ambition has imitated God's model going through our bad side or others that we trust and even strangers to create fear, stress, discouragement, and depression to attack our faith.
Hailing from a modest background, Rabia had to face discouragement from her immediate and extended family initially but her passion drove her to continue taking part in sports at school and college level.
After they have retired on their comfortable pensions - augmented by payments from publishers and television companies - the country will still be paying the price of nationalisation, discouragement of private enterprise, government extravagance and, above all, the use of education as a political weapon.
But for mornings when joy seems a struggle, and discouragement overwhelming, another Psalm has great comfort.
I have approached almost all public sector as well as private sector establishments for a job but all I get is discouragement that I have no experience and thus can't be hired.