discourage - Writers' Dictionary

How to hyphenate discourage

discourage is hyphenated as dis-cour-age

How to pronounce discourage

discourage is pronounced dɪ´s k[ə]r ɪdʒ

Number of syllables in discourage

The number of syllables in discourage is 3

What part of speech in discourage?

discourage is a transitive verb

How common in the word discourage?

discourage is not ranked in the list of most common words in English

What sentiment does discourage convey?

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Common collocations after 'discourage'

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Common collocations before 'discourage'

anything, cold, did, enough, just, made, might, nothing, order, other, people, trying, want, way, will

Words with similar spelling to discourage

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Common Verb Collocations of discourage

attempt, be, can, come, continue, design, do, encourage, enter, go, have, intend, let, make, may, mean, prevent, restrain, say, seek, seem, should, take, tend, think, try, want, will, wish, use

Common Conjunction Collocations of discourage

abhor, and, but, either, neither, nor, or, Nor

Lists containing discourage

Synonyms of 'anticipate'
Synonyms of 'avert'
Synonyms of 'awe'
Synonyms of 'bar'
Synonyms of 'beat down'
Synonyms of 'blunt'
Synonyms of 'break'
Synonyms of 'browbeat'
Synonyms of 'chill'
Synonyms of 'choke'
Synonyms of 'cool'
Synonyms of 'damp'
Synonyms of 'dampen'
Synonyms of 'darken'
Synonyms of 'dash'
Synonyms of 'daunt'
Synonyms of 'debar'
Synonyms of 'deflect'
Synonyms of 'deject'
Synonyms of 'demoralize'
Synonyms of 'depress'
Synonyms of 'desolate'
Synonyms of 'deter'
Synonyms of 'dishearten'
Synonyms of 'disincline'
Synonyms of 'disinterest'
Synonyms of 'dismay'
Synonyms of 'dispirit'
Synonyms of 'dissuade'
Synonyms of 'distract'
Synonyms of 'divert'
Synonyms of 'estop'
Synonyms of 'exclude'
Synonyms of 'faze'
Synonyms of 'fend'
Synonyms of 'forbid'
Synonyms of 'foreclose'
Synonyms of 'forestall'
Common Adjective Collocations of afterthought
Common Verb Collocations of depressed
Common Verb Collocations of disgusted
Common Verb Collocations of dismayed
Common Verb Collocations of disgruntled
Common Verb Collocations of encourage
Common Verb Collocations of encourages
Common Adjective Collocations of frustrating
Common Verb Collocations of git
Common Adjective Collocations of grieving
Common Verb Collocations of hazardous
Common Adjective Collocations of harassing
Common Verb Collocations of intimidate
Common Verb Collocations of illicit
Common Verb Collocations of innards
Common Verb Collocations of imports
Common Verb Collocations of laboring
Common Verb Collocations of lawless
Common Verb Collocations of littering
Common Verb Collocations of largesse
Common Verb Collocations of looters
Common Verb Collocations of marriages
Common Verb Collocations of mediocre
Common Verb Collocations of massing
Common Verb Collocations of naysayers
Common Verb Collocations of overwrought
Common Verb Collocations of overgrowth
Common Verb Collocations of overuse
Common Verb Collocations of pursuing
Common Adjective Collocations of recoil
Common Verb Collocations of unsympathetic
Common Adjective Collocations of unremitting