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Definition of "discountenanced" [discountenanced]

  • Simple past tense and past participle of discountenance. (verb)
  • Deprecated (adjective)
  • Disliked (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "discountenanced" in a sentence
  • "[Sidenote: Jefferson's principles] [Sidenote: Third term discountenanced]"
  • "The next day Wickliffe dashed off another letter to Polk with the news, through Sherman, that Jones had indeed discountenanced the plan."
  • "As Fowler said: “It is an idiom that should be not discountenanced, but used when it comes natural.”"
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