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discouraging causing one to lose hope, faith, or enthusiasm.
discourse verbal communication; conversation. [4 definitions]
discourteous not having or showing good manners; impolite; rude.
discourtesy impoliteness; rudeness. [2 definitions]
discover to find or see (something unknown) before anyone else. [3 definitions]
discoverable combined form of discover.
discovery the act or consequence of discovering. [2 definitions]
Discovery Day see "Columbus Day."
discredit to harm the reputation of. [6 definitions]
discreditable combined form of discredit.
discreet reserved and judicious, esp. in talking about or otherwise revealing confidential matters; circumspect. [2 definitions]
discrepancy lack of agreement; difference; inconsistency. [2 definitions]
discrete separate and distinct. [2 definitions]
discretion the freedom or authority to use one's own judgment. [2 definitions]
discretionary left to one's own judgment or decision. [2 definitions]
discriminable able to be differentiated, distinguished, or discriminated.
discriminate to judge or act toward someone on a categorical rather than individual basis (usu. fol. by "against)". [4 definitions]
discriminating perceiving fine differences or distinctions. [2 definitions]
discrimination the act of discriminating, differentiating, or distinguishing. [3 definitions]
discriminatory demonstrating prejudice against groups or individuals.
discursive ranging over numerous topics, esp. in an orderly or coherent way. [2 definitions]