Translation of discouraging in Spanish:


desalentador, adj.

Pronunciation /dɪsˈkərɪdʒɪŋ//dɪˈskʌrɪdʒɪŋ/


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    (result/news/sight) desalentador
    (news/sight/result) descorazonador
    she was rather discouraging about my chances me desalentó / desanimó bastante en cuanto a mis posibilidades
    • In this area, the law enforcement advances are discouraging.
    • It was a very discouraging outcome.
    • A new period begins amid circumstances much more discouraging for the economic struggle of the proletariat.
    • There is nothing more discouraging to a society than playing to empty seats.
    • The news from Albright over the satellite phone was discouraging.
    • Such sloppy raids have had a discouraging impact on nightspot patronage.
    • The atmosphere during those closing moments was gloomy, depressing and discouraging.
    • Despite the discouraging times, Israeli activists continue to struggle on many fronts.
    • And it was discouraging to him to think of having to appease four sharpened appetites with a crust of bread.
    • As they dug in their shallow pit, the signs were discouraging.
    • We are living, my dear friend, in a discouraging time.
    • The length of monthly meetings proved discouraging to some members as well.
    • Finishing fifth out of six in that initial foray was discouraging, but didn't deter her.
    • The political environment is likely to be equally discouraging for Labour.
    • The results so far are discouraging.
    • He showed me a few kicks, and I realized that he was good at that, better than me anyway, which was highly discouraging.
    • The available figures on the knowledge of some health professionals are discouraging.
    • Telling people to boost a goal they might not even have reached yet could also be discouraging, he adds.
    • Theft was a very discouraging problem from the very start.
    • In that respect Scotland made progress last week, even if it did so amid a flurry of discouraging headlines.