Definition of disheartenment in English:



See dishearten

  • ‘It is with his warm, kind eyes more than his alert disposition or his physical resourcefulness that he conveys Clive's simultaneous disheartenment and delectation at encountering so denuded a piece of work.’
  • ‘Call it the day-after blues: The initial excitement of securing a piece of land of their own can quickly be overshadowed by a feeling of disheartenment for some prospective home owners.’
  • ‘When we're caught in disheartenment we really believe that we'll never be adequate, that we'll never fit in, that nothing will ever work out, and so on.’
  • ‘His eyes floated then to Lee's, and instead of hurt or disheartenment, Sash was troubled to see that her eyes looked cold and steely.’