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Definitions of discountenanced word

  • noun discountenanced Simple past tense and past participle of discountenance. 1
  • adjective discountenanced deprecated. 0
  • adjective discountenanced disliked. 0

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Parts of speech for Discountenanced


discountenanced popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 86% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
According to our data most of word are more popular. This word is almost not used. It has a much more popular synonym.

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Synonyms for discountenanced

verb discountenanced

  • opposed — to act against or provide resistance to; combat.
  • rejected — to refuse to have, take, recognize, etc.: to reject the offer of a better job.
  • condemned — A condemned man or woman is going to be executed.
  • deprecated — to express earnest disapproval of.
  • disapproved — Simple past tense and past participle of disapprove.

Antonyms for discountenanced

verb discountenanced

  • agreed — If people are agreed on something, they have reached a joint decision on it or have the same opinion about it.
  • approved — An approved method or course of action is officially accepted as appropriate in a particular situation.
  • backed — having a back or backing
  • countenanced — appearance, especially the look or expression of the face: a sad countenance.
  • sanctioned — authoritative permission or approval, as for an action.

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