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Correct spelling:
To dishearten; deprive of spirit.


cast down, deject, demoralise, demoralize, depress, dismay, get down.
crush, dampen, deject, demoralize, discourage, dishearten, sadden.
Examples of usage:
  1. He seems even to have cherished the hope that a victory over Wellington would dispirit the British Government, unseat the Ministry, and install in power the peace- loving Whigs. – The Life of Napoleon I (Volumes, 1 and 2) by John Holland Rose
  2. I will even go so far as to say that a retreat now would go very far to mar our hopes of success in the war, for the news would spread through the country and dispirit others now preparing to join us." – Beric the Briton A Story of the Roman Invasion by G. A. Henty
  3. And presently, we did be again to our way; and to be yet silent; so that I scarce knew whether to have patience with Mine Own, or whether that I take her and speak seriously with her to cease this play, which did begin a little to dispirit me somewhat strangely. – The Night Land by William Hope Hodgson
  4. The air, so sharp and chill after the tropics, served still further to dispirit him and add the concluding note of depression to his home- coming. – Love, The Fiddler by Lloyd Osbourne
  5. In the early part of his service in the Peninsula, before he had by his brilliant deeds utterly silenced for the present and the future the cavillings of the envious, he was subjected to repeated attacks in Parliament, to predictions of failure- to everything in short that was calculated to dispirit him and his army. – Maxims And Opinions Of Field-Marshal His Grace The Duke Of Wellington, Selected From His Writings And Speeches During A Public Life Of More Than Half A Century by Arthur Wellesley, Duke of Wellington