Discountenance in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Discountenance

to make someone ashamed through disapproval

Examples of Discountenance in a sentence

The selfish scrooge likes to discountenance all programs that help the needy since he disproves of giving in any form.  🔊

As CEO, the picky leader will discountenance the production of any product he doesn’t see as a money-maker.  🔊

The meddling mother-in-law did her best to discountenance her son’s relationship with his wife so that he would divorce her.  🔊

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