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Adjective: disheartened  dis'haa(r)-t(u)nd
  1. Made less hopeful or enthusiastic
    "the disheartened instructor tried vainly to arouse their interest";
    - demoralized, demoralised [Brit], discouraged
Verb: dishearten  dis'haa(r)-t(u)n
  1. Take away the enthusiasm of
    "But what was there to dishearten the spirit?";
    - put off

See also: pessimistic

Type of: discourage, frustrate

Antonym: hearten

Encyclopedia: Disheartened

Dishearten