Definition of Discountenance. Meaning of Discountenance. Synonyms of Discountenance

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Definition of Discountenance

Discountenance
Discountenance Dis*coun"te*nance, n. Unfavorable aspect; unfriendly regard; cold treatment; disapprobation; whatever tends to check or discourage. He thought a little discountenance on those persons would suppress that spirit. --Clarendon.

Meaning of Discountenance from wikipedia

- should be among us, as agents of any of said societies, we hereafter discountenance them in those practices; and if under a character of a minister of the...
- persons...shall from henceforth be any waies troubled, molested or discountenanced for or in respect of his or her religion nor in the free exercise thereof...
- the manufactures of this country, especially that of wool; and will discountenance and discourage every species of extravagance and dissipation", such...
- further brotherly love and a fraternal spirit within the organization; to discountenance evil; to destroy all prejudices; to preserve the sanctity of the home...
- Win 4–0–1 Justin Miller TKO (punches) Supreme Warrior Championship 7: Discountenance June 20, 2009 2 0:32 Frisco, Texas, United States Draw 3–0–1 Mike Bronzoulis...
- the introduction: “The business of plays is to recommend Vertue, and discountenance Vice” (Collier 1). However, the Restoration playwright rarely saw his/her...
- based Christian charity founded in 1792 as The ****ociation for the Discountenancing of Vice (ADV). It has worked for over 200 years to increase awareness...
- meaning of yellow ribbon in Hong Kong has also extended to symbolize discountenance of the abuse of violence by the Hong Kong Police against pro-democracy...
- pamphlets attracted attention and approbation from the ****ociation for the Discountenancing of Vice, an evangelical publishing society founded in Dublin in 1792...
- that even when beating is acceptable under the Quran, it is still discountenanced. Shabbir Akhtar has argued that the Quran introduced prohibitions against...
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