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Discourage

Definition

[v] admonish or counsel in terms of someone's behavior; "I warned him not to go too far";"I warn you against false assumptions"; "She warned him to be quiet"
[v] try to prevent; show opposition to; "We should discourage this practice among our youth"
[v] deprive of courage or hope; take away hope from; cause to feel discouraged


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Synonyms

admonish, deter, monish, warn

Antonyms

encourage