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ลองค้นหาคำในรูปแบบอื่นๆ เพื่อให้ได้ผลลัพธ์มากขึ้นหรือน้อยลง: -discountenance-, *discountenance*
English-Thai: Nontri Dictionary
discountenance(vt) ไม่ยอมเชื่อถือ,ทำให้หมดกำลังใจ,ทำให้อึกอัก

Oxford Advanced Learners Dictionary (pronunciation guide only)
discountenance    (v) (d i1 s k au1 n t i n @ n s)
discountenanced    (v) (d i1 s k au1 n t i n @ n s t)
discountenances    (v) (d i1 s k au1 n t i n @ n s i z)

Result from Foreign Dictionaries (3 entries found)

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

  Discountenance \Dis*coun"te*nance\, n.
     Unfavorable aspect; unfriendly regard; cold treatment;
     disapprobation; whatever tends to check or discourage.
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           He thought a little discountenance on those persons
           would suppress that spirit.              --Clarendon.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

  Discountenance \Dis*coun"te*nance\, v. t. [imp. & p. p.
     {Discountenanced}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Discountenancing}.]
     [Pref. dis- + countenance: cf. OF. descontenancer, F.
     d['e]contenancer.]
     1. To ruffle or discompose the countenance of; to put of
        countenance; to put to shame; to abash.
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              How would one look from his majestic brow . . .
              Discountenance her despised!          --Milton.
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              The hermit was somewhat discountenanced by this
              observation.                          --Sir W.
                                                    Scott.
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     2. To refuse to countenance, or give the support of one's
        approval to; to give one's influence against; to restrain
        by cold treatment; to discourage.
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              A town meeting was convened to discountenance riot.
                                                    --Bancroft.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

  discountenance
      v 1: look with disfavor on; "The republic soon discountenanced
           its few friends"
      2: show disapproval by discouraging; "any measure tending to
         fuse invalids into a class with special privileges should be
         discountenanced"

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