verb (used with object)
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OTHER WORDS FROM disheartendis·heart·en·er, noundis·heart·en·ing·ly, adverbdis·heart·en·ment, nounun·dis·heart·ened, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for dishearten
“I think he would have been disheartened, but knowing Lemkin he would not have lost faith,” says Belzberg.
Stories about race were, at least in my disheartened experience, closed to comments.You’re in Denial if You Think Steve Israel Is Wrong About GOP Racism|Michael Tomasky|April 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It was a double defeat that left our community disappointed, disaffected, and disheartened.
“I am not disappointed, I am not disgruntled–I am disheartened,” said Lenny McAllister.
The whole country suffered and many families returned, disheartened, to friends in the East.Collection of Nebraska Pioneer Reminiscences|Nebraska Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution
But in spite of all that Hermokrates could say, the Syracusans were very much cast down and disheartened.Plutarch's Lives Volume III.|Plutarch
You rolled such a lot of 259 polysyllables over me that a better man than I might have been disheartened.The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 23 (of 25)|Robert Louis Stevenson
But our hero was not the kind of a lad who is disheartened by one failure, or even half a dozen.Tom Swift and his Electric Runabout|Victor Appleton
Even the President had no words in which to answer the poor, disheartened little missionary.The Lilac Lady|Ruth Alberta Brown