Definition of Discountenanced

1. Verb. (past of discountenance) ¹



2. Adjective. deprecated ¹

3. Adjective. disliked ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Discountenanced

1. discountenance [v] - See also: discountenance

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Discountenanced

discounselled
discount
discount business
discount chain
discount department store
discount department stores
discount house
discount rate
discount rates
discount store
discount stores
discountability
discountable
discounted
discountenance
discountenanced (current term)
discountenancer
discountenancers
discountenances
discountenancing
discounter
discounters
discounting
discounts
discourage
discourageable
discouraged
discouragement
discouragements
discourager

Literary usage of Discountenanced

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1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1897)
"Permission for the sale of 58638 different kinds was granted ; 8592 were prohibited ; 9918 were ordered to be discountenanced, and 70943 remained still to ..."

2. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1899)
"His rule was on strictly 'evangelical ' lines, and the clergy who differed from him in opinions or practices were resolutely discountenanced. ..."

3. The history of England from the accession of James the second by Thomas Babington Macaulay (1867)
"and discountenanced the unhappy projects of his kinsman Monmouth, bui cordially approved of the enterprise of the Prince of Orange. ..."

4. A Sketch of the Laws Relating to Slavery in the Several States of the United by George McDowell Stroud (1827)
"... THE EFFORTS OF THE HUMANE AND CHARITABLE TO SUPPLY THESE WANTS ARE discountenanced BY LAW. One of the plain dictates of the Christian religion, ..."

5. The Annals of Tennessee to the End of the Eighteenth Century: Comprising Its by James Gettys McGready Ramsey (1853)
"They stood around the court yard in approving silence, witnessed and connived at the rescue, and discountenanced pursuit. The capture and brief expatriation ..."

6. The History of the Rebellion and Civil Wars in England: Together with an by Edward Hyde Clarendon (1849)
"... of it upon other pretences of delinquency; that they were compelled to forsake the town, and so that party was for the present discountenanced. ..."

7. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1807)
"... is attributed to the Queen having discountenanced lus profligate manners by refusing him admission to her parties at Versailles and Trianon, ..."

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