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Emotional ImpactPlay
Understand that 'discourage' involves feelings, implying someone is emotionally disheartened. SlideThe constant rain discouraged the campers, dampening their spirits.
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Not PermanentPlay
'Discourage' does not mean to give up entirely, but to feel a temporary loss of enthusiasm. SlideShe was discouraged about the test results but studied harder for the next one.
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Influence of OthersPlay
Discouragement often comes from external criticism or doubt from other people. SlideHis parents' skepticism discouraged him from dropping out to start a business.