Synonyms of 'discourage'

afflict, anticipate, avert, awe, bar, beat down, blunt, bother, cast down, check, chill, cool, cow, damp, dampen, darken, dash, daunt, debar, deflect, deject, demoralize, depress, deter, disaffect, dishearten, disincline, disinterest, dismay, disparage, dispirit, dissuade, distract, distress, divert, droop, estop, exclude, faze, fend, forbid, foreclose, forestall, frighten, help, hinder, indispose, inhibit, intimidate, irk, keep from, keep off, knock down, lower, obviate, oppose, oppress, overawe, preclude, prevent, prohibit, put off, quench, repel, restrain, sadden, save, scare, shake, sink, slow, stave off, stop, suppress, trouble, try, turn away, unman, unnerve, vex, ward off, weigh