Example sentences for: discouraging

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

  • 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.

  • This suggests using YHL as the outcome measure in clinical trials involving obese or underweight older adults, and discouraging trials that address older adults who are merely overweight.

  • The Post covers the corruption angle too, but also has some discouraging information on the personal searches Customs conducts: Whereas ten to fifteen years ago, the hit rates on these searches bordered on 100 percent, of the 2,076 passengers who had to take off part of their clothing for a Customs inspection in fiscal 98, only 21 percent were found to be carrying illegal drugs.

  • At the same time, the central bank has hiked interest rates continuously to check inflation and allay the fears of Western investors, thus discouraging needed business borrowing.

  • 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.


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