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discountenance

dis·coun·te·nance

discountenance

 
 
pronunciation:
dIs kaUn tih nns
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: discountenanced, discountenances, discountenancing
definition 1: to embarrass or disconcert.
I could see he was discountenanced by my brusque greeting.
similar words:
embarrass
definition 2: to refuse to tolerate or support; disapprove.
antonyms:
countenance
similar words:
disapprove