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Correct spelling:
To dishearten; repress by disfavor.
dissuade (verb)
intimidate, prevent, daunt, ban, disincline, dishearten, inhibit, bar, dampen, derail, check, deflect, divert, admonish, chill, avert, restrain, dissuade, deter, depress.
de-motivate (verb)
paralyze, dissuade, deter, frustrate, daunt, impede, de-motivate, dampen, stifle, curb, throttle, dishearten, hinder, hamper, disincline, depress.
disappoint (verb)
disillusion, dishearten, dash, thwart, disappoint, disconcert.
Other synonyms:
stop, hold off, let down, reprove, demoralize, cast down, caution, keep back, obstruct, encourage, warn, repress, avoid, scare, wear down, quiet, monish, get down, facilitate, alarm, prohibit, squash, persuasion, hold back, turn aside, expedite, withhold, damp, dismay, unman, cheer, admonish, control, cow, knock something on the head, help, deject, confuse, prostrate, get in the way of something, throw/pour cold water on something, dispirit, cast a shadow over something, dash someone's hopes, deter, bully, frighten, beat down, unnerve.
Examples of usage:
  1. " I don't like to discourage you. - "Richard Dare's Venture", Edward Stratemeyer.
  2. But useful as these general conclusions are in most cases, they are sometimes erroneous, and then remarks may be rather hastily made, tending to discourage the inexperienced. - "Barometer and Weather Guide", Robert Fitzroy.
  3. Nor did he suffer it to discourage him, or weaken his endeavours. - "Julian Home", Dean Frederic W. Farrar.

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