Derived forms of dispiritingdispiritingly, adverb
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How to use dispiriting in a sentence
Perhaps even the indefatigable John Kerry might be discouraged from more futile and dispiriting peace talks.Here’s What the U.S. Has to Do to Deal With the Mad Middle East|Leslie H. Gelb|July 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
What do you find most dispiriting about the current talk news climate?John Oliver on ‘Last Week Tonight,’ Turning Down CBS, and ‘Nauseating’ American Politics|Marlow Stern|May 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It makes for disturbing and dispiriting but essential and educational reading.
So, Obama either did not do that or—more dispiriting to contemplate—he did do it and this still happened.
This is as outrageous as it is dispiriting (and predictable).Four Principles for a Libertarian National Security State|Nick Gillespie|September 14, 2013|DAILY BEAST
But both the young women were fairly cheerful; such weather on a dry upland is not in itself dispiriting.Tess of the d'Urbervilles|Thomas Hardy
When fault has to be found, let it be done sharply and once for all, but nagging is dispiriting and intolerable.How to be Happy Though Married|E. J. Hardy.
Her threatened sentence, however, so far from dispiriting the Reformer increased his courage.History of the Reformation in the Sixteenth Century, Vol 2|J. H. Merle D'Aubign
Yes, it is a comfort to me, in the midst of so many dispiriting European signs, that France has come so far through her struggle.George Eliot's Life, Vol. III (of 3)|George Eliot
This persistent desertion was almost as dispiriting as open hostility, and an evil fate seemed to hang over the expedition.Stanley's Adventures in the Wilds of Africa|Joel Tyler Headley and William Fletcher Johnson