Example sentences for: discouraging

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

  • The "inhibitory" activity of myelin may actually serve to promote axonal growth in an intact fiber tract (such as the distal stump of the injured spinal cord) by restricting this growth to an orientation that is parallel to the fiber tract while discouraging local meandering and collateral sprouting.

  • Intrigued by Milton Horowitz's A Discouraging Word [OBITER DICTA, XXII, 1, 13], I set about tracking the word balagan along its etymological course back from the modern Hebrew into which, according to Milton Horowitz quoting Herman Wouk, the word was borrowed from Russian.

  • It is discouraging that in this era of rapid biomedical advancement, and appropriate relegation of animal research to the historical dustbin, PLoS has chosen to re-introduce an anachronistic, medically discredited, and unethical research tool to its reporting.

  • Scrambled eggs are not an easy dish to cook in such a way that hungry men turn away in discouragement, yet the scrambled eggs Eleanor Roosevelt always made in a chafing dish for Sunday night supper were undeniably discouraging.

  • For a time, balagan was the most discouraging word in my vocabulary.


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