And if Voss is discouraged by the situation in Washington, it should be a wake-up call for all of us.
As I got to high school, I was told I was bad at math and got discouraged.
Many rally attendants said they were discouraged by the false hope offered by President Obama on changing gun laws.
Bush may have discouraged some of the best graduate students from going into the stem cell research field.
Families were discouraged and prevented from seeing each other.
He was part of a weary army of discouraged men hunting for work.
Floyd is so weary and discouraged that something in his face touches Eugene.
The long search on maps for obscure names printed in letters of bad and trying type should be discouraged.
By this he felt degraded and discouraged to the last degree.
But we did not let ourselves be discouraged, although we could not help feeling that the odds against us were fearfully great.