Example sentences for: discouraged

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

  • The strange concoction of grammar and syntax served up in the Guide no doubt confused and discouraged many of the people it was meant to benefit.

  • Probably not, for the simple reason that before the "welfare explosion" of the late 1960s, many poor blacks were blocked or discouraged from receiving welfare.

  • Chilly water and dangerous currents make this more a beach for strollers, sunbathers, and experienced surfers — swimming is sternly discouraged.

  • Many will grow discouraged, especially in the short term, as more open politics in the former Soviet bloc lead not to peace, but to more conflicts.

  • There comes a point in life, he wrote, when "wailing is rightly discouraged, and groans are also considered a signal of extreme weakness.


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