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Definition for: DISCOUNTENANCE

discountenance
(n.) Unfavorable aspect; unfriendly regard; cold treatment; disapprobation; whatever tends to check or discourage.
(v. t.) To ruffle or discompose the countenance of; to put of countenance; to put to shame; to abash.
(v. t.) To refuse to countenance, or give the support of one's approval to; to give one's influence against; to restrain by cold treatment; to discourage.