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discouragement

US [dɪsˈkʌrɪdʒmənt]
UK [dɪs'kʌrɪdʒmənt]
  • n.泄气;挫折;灰心;阻止
  • Web气馁;沮丧;失望
Plural Form:discouragements  
discouragement
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n.
1.
[u]
泄气;灰心a feeling that you no longer have the confidence or enthusiasm to do sth
an atmosphere of discouragement and despair
灰心绝望的气氛
2.
[u]
阻止;阻拦;劝阻the action of trying to stop sth
the government's discouragement of political protest
政府对政治抗议的阻拦
3.
[c]
使人泄气的事物;挫折a thing that discourages sb from doing sth
Despite all these discouragements, she refused to give up.
尽管遇到这么多挫折,她仍不气馁。

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