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dispiriting definition

dispiriting


 
  Troponyms  (hyponyms)  of  verb  dispirit 
 
  1  sense  of  dispirit 
 
  Sense  1 
  depress,  deject,  cast  down  get  down  dismay,  dispirit,  demoralize,  demoralise 
  =>  chill 
 
  Troponyms  (hyponyms)  of  verb  dispirit 
 
  1  sense  of  dispirit 
 
  Sense  1 
  depress,  deject,  cast  down  get  down  dismay,  dispirit,  demoralize,  demoralise 
  =>  chill 
 
  Entailment  of  verb  dispirit 
 
 
  Synonyms/Hypernyms  (Ordered  by  Frequency)  of  verb  dispirit 
 
  1  sense  of  dispirit 
 
  Sense  1 
  depress,  deject,  cast  down  get  down  dismay,  dispirit,  demoralize,  demoralise 
  =>  discourage 
 
  Familiarity  of  verb  dispirit 
 
  dispirit  used  as  a  verb  is  very  rare  (polysemy  count  =  1) 
 
  Synonyms  (Grouped  by  Similarity  of  Meaning)  of  verb  dispirit 
 
  Sense  1 
  depress,  deject,  cast  down  get  down  dismay,  dispirit,  demoralize,  demoralise 
  =>  discourage 
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  Overview  of  verb  dispirit 
 
  The  verb  dispirit  has  1  sense  (no  senses  from  tagged  texts) 
 
  1.  depress,  deject,  cast  down  get  down  dismay,  dispirit,  demoralize,  demoralise  --  (lower  someone's  spirits;  make  downhearted;  "These  news  depressed  her";  "The  bad  state  of  her  child's  health  demoralizes  her") 
 
  Overview  of  adj  dispiriting 
 
  The  adj  dispiriting  has  2  senses  (no  senses  from  tagged  texts) 
 
  1.  demoralizing,  demoralising,  disheartening,  dispiriting  --  (destructive  of  morale  and  self-reliance) 
  2.  blue,  dark,  depressing,  disconsolate,  dismal,  dispiriting,  gloomy,  grim  --  (causing  dejection;  "a  blue  day";  "the  dark  days  of  the  war";  "a  week  of  rainy  depressing  weather";  "a  disconsolate  winter  landscape";  "the  first  dismal  dispiriting  days  of  November";  "a  dark  gloomy  day";  "grim  rainy  weather") 
 
  Antonyms  of  adj  dispiriting 
 
  2  senses  of  dispiriting 
 
  Sense  1 
  demoralizing,  demoralising,  disheartening,  dispiriting 
 
  INDIRECT  (VIA  discouraging)  ->  encouraging 
 
  Sense  2 
  blue,  dark,  depressing,  disconsolate,  dismal,  dispiriting,  gloomy,  grim 
 
  INDIRECT  (VIA  cheerless)  ->  cheerful 
 
  Similarity  of  adj  dispiriting 
 
  2  senses  of  dispiriting 
 
  Sense  1 
  demoralizing,  demoralising,  disheartening,  dispiriting 
  =>  discouraging  (vs.  encouraging) 
 
  Sense  2 
  blue,  dark,  depressing,  disconsolate,  dismal,  dispiriting,  gloomy,  grim 
  =>  cheerless  (vs.  cheerful),  uncheerful 
 
  Attributes  of  adj  dispiriting 
 
 
  Familiarity  of  adj  dispiriting 
 
  dispiriting  used  as  an  adjective  is  rare  (polysemy  count  =  2) 
 
  Grep  of  adj  dispiriting 
  dispiriting 
 
  Overview  of  verb  dispirit 
 
  The  verb  dispirit  has  1  sense  (no  senses  from  tagged  texts) 
 
  1.  depress,  deject,  cast  down  get  down  dismay,  dispirit,  demoralize,  demoralise  --  (lower  someone's  spirits;  make  downhearted;  "These  news  depressed  her";  "The  bad  state  of  her  child's  health  demoralizes  her") 
 
  Overview  of  adj  dispiriting 
 
  The  adj  dispiriting  has  2  senses  (no  senses  from  tagged  texts) 
 
  1.  demoralizing,  demoralising,  disheartening,  dispiriting  --  (destructive  of  morale  and  self-reliance) 
  2.  blue,  dark,  depressing,  disconsolate,  dismal,  dispiriting,  gloomy,  grim  --  (causing  dejection;  "a  blue  day";  "the  dark  days  of  the  war";  "a  week  of  rainy  depressing  weather";  "a  disconsolate  winter  landscape";  "the  first  dismal  dispiriting  days  of  November";  "a  dark  gloomy  day";  "grim  rainy  weather") 



dispiriting definition