Sentence Examples


  • No other state has given so vigorous a test of the ordinary American general-property tax, and the results have been as discouraging as elsewhere.
  • Such were the discouraging conditions which weighed him down at the time of the interview with the tsar at Erfurt (September 27th - October 12th, 1808).
  • He entered upon his great work by a systematic publication of pamphlets and articles in journals and magazines in behalf of his reform, but for some years he met with a discouraging lack of interest.
  • His worst difficulties were with the working men themselves, among whom he met the most discouraging apathy.
  • The ties which bound him to England were now severed, and his health was broken to such a discouraging degree that he determined to remove to another hemisphere.
 

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