disheartening

[ US /ˌdɪsˈhɑɹtnɪŋ, dɪsˈhɑɹtənɪŋ/ ]
[ UK /dɪshˈɑːtənɪŋ/ ]
ADJECTIVE
  1. destructive of morale and self-reliance
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How To Use disheartening In A Sentence

  • That was pretty discouraging and disheartening to see that happening, and it happened repeatedly.
  • A disheartening scene flashed into view: a barren landscape, fruitless, scorched by a blazing, merciless sun.
  • It's a bit disheartening because I have all these wonderful new roles. Times, Sunday Times
  • Indecision is the most unsexy thing on the planet. I dont know if I'm sexy but I think decisiveness is sexy. I also lose trust and faith in them when I realise I'm a bit on my own and thats a very disheartening feeling. Drew Barrymore 
  • Rugeley is the worst of these; for it seems to have fallen back - from the staring red brick, perfectly modern, outworks that can get nothing to do - upon the old village street, which is built of sad, sullen-looking dirty-brown stone, miserable without the once-adjoining fields, and most disheartening to the passenger from the utterly unprosperous look of the place.
  • Indecision is the most unsexy thing on the planet. I dont know if I'm sexy but I think decisiveness is sexy. I also lose trust and faith in them when I realise I'm a bit on my own and thats a very disheartening feeling. Drew Barrymore 
  • It's disheartening to see what little progress has been made.
  • IT'S a disheartening statistic for any aspiring actor: most will spend about 80 per cent of their working life "resting".
  • But yes, the trend in covers is really disheartening, - especially - when used to push stories that don't really belong in that market! "Quell the rage that deeply seethes, the extremes of these devotions."
  • But what I did find disheartening is being reminded just how many people don't even try to think about or rethink their preconceptions. Fanboys Are Stupid, But You Are Not - Anil Dash
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