Third-person singular simple present indicative form of discountenance.(verb)
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Use "discountenances" in a sentence
"It holds that pure and honest legislators cannot spring from filth and trickery, and in subservience to this view, discountenances the unfair conduction of general elections, and favors the extension, by law, of the "Australian ballot" to the primary election of all political parties."
"Their knowledge of me is only of the hearsay type the spy discountenances."
"Whites were "a community which discountenances the development of a just society predicated on principles of equality and fairness, but would rather there was a continuation of Rhodesian socio-economic system," he said."