Example sentences for: discouraged

How can you use “discouraged” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Greed, too, was discouraged with a terse reminder, You don't need that any more than a toad needs side pockets.

  • By late 2000, these factors had culminated in a set of complex rules and a widening set of beliefs-a bureaucratic culture-that discouraged FBI agents from even seeking to share intelligence information.

  • I was happy to see you refer to a restaurant where "people smoke freely at their tables" as "unsullied," just as I was discouraged but not surprised to learn that cowboys in Marfa, Texas, are dreaming about easy IPO riches.

  • Any permanent settlement was actively discouraged, so as not to compete with Britain’s West Country merchants.

  • Phil Noble, president of PoliticsOnline, a nonpartisan firm in Charleston, S.C., is discouraged by this year's showing, but he doesn't think the problem is the public's discomfort with using credit cards online.


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