Discountenance meaning

dĭs-kountə-nəns
To view or treat with disfavor.
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To put out of countenance; disconcert.
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Disfavor or disapproval.
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To make ashamed or embarrassed; disconcert.
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To refuse approval or support to; discourage.
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To have an unfavorable opinion of; to deprecate or disapprove of.
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Origin of discountenance

  • From Middle French descontenancer (compare French décontenancer).

    From Wiktionary