Usage examples for dishearten

  1. But is a man of very happy- go- lucky type whom it is hard to dishearten. – Class of '29 by Orrie Lashin and Milo Hastings
  2. The rough suggestion of Bully Presby on the first day, discouraging him; the harsh attitude; the persistent attempts to dishearten him and buy him out; the endeavor to buy half the property from, and remove the backing, of Sloan, without which he could not go on; the words of the watchman, who doubtless had discovered Bully Presby's secret theft, blackmailed him as much as he could, and, dying, cursed him; but, hating the men of the mine more, had withheld the vital meaning of his accusation. – The Plunderer by Roy Norton