discouragement

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discouragement(
dihs
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kuhr
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mihnt
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (hopelessness)
a. el desaliento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Don't let the discouragement you're feeling keep you from continuing to work toward your goals.No dejes que el desaliento que estás sintiendo te impida continuar trabajando hacia tus objetivos.
b. el desánimo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Losing my job was discouragement enough, and then my dog died.Perder mi trabajo ya me había causado suficiente desánimo, y luego mi perro se murió.
2. (act of discouraging)
a. la disuasión
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The company's discouragement of paternity leave isn't fair.La disuasión de la empresa del permiso por paternidad no es justa.
3. (obstacle)
a. el impedimento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Not even security cameras serve as discouragement for some thieves and vandals.Ni siquiera las cámaras de seguridad son un impedimento para algunos ladrones y vándalos.
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discouragement
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (loss of enthusiasm)
a. el desaliento m, desánimo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
2. (dissuasion)
a. el intento de disuasión
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
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discouragement [dɪsˈkʌrɪdʒmənt]
noun
1 (depression) desánimo (m); desaliento (m)
2 (dissuasion) disuasión (f)
he was frustrated at the company's discouragement of innovation
3 (deterrent) impedimento (m)
it's a real discouragement to progress es un verdadero impedimento para el progreso
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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