Definition of Discouragers

1. Noun. (plural of discourager) ¹



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Definition of Discouragers

1. discourager [n] - See also: discourager

Lexicographical Neighbors of Discouragers

discountenanced
discountenancer
discountenancers
discountenances
discountenancing
discounter
discounters
discounting
discounts
discourage
discourageable
discouraged
discouragement
discouragements
discourager
discouragers (current term)
discourages
discourageth
discouraging
discouragingly
discoure
discoured
discoures
discouring
discourse
discourse analysis
discourse marker
discourse markers
discoursed
discourser

Literary usage of Discouragers

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Tess of the d'Urbervilles: A Pure Woman by Thomas Hardy (1892)
"... modern ' Hammers of Heretics'; sworn discouragers, ever on the watch to prevent the tentative half-success from becoming the whole success ; who pervert ..."

2. The Bookman (1907)
"More than this, the schools act as positive discouragers of the unfit. Many a student has found out in school his mistaken ambition, that he does not ..."

3. Essays on Modern Novelists by William Lyon Phelps (1910)
"In the prefaces to subsequent editions the author turned on his critics, calling them "sworn discouragers of effort," a phrase that no doubt some of them ..."

4. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1800)
"These will display to latest age« their inviolable verity ; and at the same time demonstrate, that, if (at the discouragers of this undertaking are forward ..."

5. Essays on Modern Novelists by William Lyon Phelps (1910)
"In the prefaces to subsequent editions the author turned on his critics, calling them "sworn discouragers of effort," a phrase that no doubt some of them ..."

6. The Papers of the Bibliographical Society of America by Bibliographical Society of America (1915)
"Women have themselves not only not been book-collectors, but, what is still worse, they have been prominent as discouragers of book-collecting and have, ..."

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