discouraging

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discouraging(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (general)
a. desalentador
Our initial sales were a little discouraging, so we may need to revise our prices.Nuestras ventas iniciales han sido algo desalentadoras, así que tal vez necesitamos ajustar nuestros precios.
b. descorazonador
The results of the clinical trial were discouraging.Los resultados del ensayo clínico fueron descorazonadores.
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This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Try not to be too discouraging if your child doesn't win a prize. It's a question of practice.Trata de no desalentar a tu hijo si no gana ningún premio. Es cuestión de práctica.
When I said I wanted to be a doctor, my teacher was very discouraging and said I wasn't smart enough. How wrong he was!Cuando dije que quería ser médica, el profesor me desanimó diciendo que no era lo suficientemente inteligente. ¡Qué equivocado estaba!
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discouraging
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (general)
a. desalentador(ora)
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discouraging [dɪsˈkʌrɪdʒɪŋ]
adjective
desalentador
I found her words discouraging
he was discouraging about it habló de ello en tono pesimista
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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