Definition of Discouragingly

1. Adverb. In a discouraging manner. "The failure rate on the bar exam is discouragingly high"

Partainyms: Discouraging
Antonyms: Encouragingly



Definition of Discouragingly

1. Adverb. In a discouraging manner. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Discouragingly

1. [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Discouragingly

discountenancing
discounter
discounters
discounting
discounts
discourage
discourageable
discouraged
discouragement
discouragements
discourager
discouragers
discourages
discourageth
discouraging
discouragingly (current term)
discoure
discoured
discoures
discouring
discourse
discourse analysis
discourse marker
discourse markers
discoursed
discourser
discoursers
discourses
discoursing
discoursive

Literary usage of Discouragingly

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1. The Reminiscences of Carl Schurz by Carl Schurz, Frederic Bancroft, William Archibald Dunning (1907)
"... world that was good and beautiful, although he was obliged to confess to himself that the practical result of his mission was discouragingly trifling. ..."

2. Public Papers of Governor by New York (State). Governor (1902)
"Colonel Willett Writes discouragingly of His Regiment of Levies— Orders. Albany, 19th May 1781. Sir, Agreeable to my instructions I have sent officers to ..."

3. Talks on the Study of Literature by Arlo Bates (1897)
"Of books of these various classes Max Nordau has made a dismal list in " Degeneration," a book itself discouragingly bulky, discouragingly opinionated, ..."

4. Andrew Ellicott: His Life and Letters by Catharine Van Cortlandt Mathews (1908)
"It led through cleared land and forest, over roads often discouragingly steep, and always discouragingly poor, and to reach accommodations for man and horse ..."

5. Information Annual ...: A Continuous Cyclopedia and Digest of Current Events (1916)
"If the average wage and the average wage-salary are discouragingly small, it is because the average product and the average net earnings of industry per ..."

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