discountenance[dis ko̵unt′'n əns]
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transitive verb dis·coun·te·nanced, dis·coun·te·nanc·ing, dis·coun·te·nanc·es
- To view or treat with disfavor.
- To put out of countenance; disconcert.
Disfavor or disapproval.