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discouraged

General Crossword Questions for “discouraged”

  • Put off by type of music argued about

Encyclopedia

  • In economics, a discouraged worker is a person of legal employment age who is not actively seeking employment or who does not find employment after This is usually because an individual has given up looking or has had no success in finding a job, hence the term "discouraged". — “Discouraged worker - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • While most of the band's previous efforts included distorted or screamed vocals, Discouraged Ones, and all of the band's subsequent releases, feature almost exclusively clean vocals, mainly by Jonas Renkse who also makes this release the last time he plays drums for the band. — “Discouraged Ones - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Heresy is a controversial or novel change to a system of beliefs, especially a religion, or cause,[2] and blasphemy, which is irreverence toward religion.[3] The founder or. — “Heresy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • Madame Bovary put up her eyeglasses. Leon, motionless, looked at her, no longer even attempting to speak a single word, to make a gesture, so discouraged was he at this two-fold obstinacy of gossip and indifference. — “Madame Bovary” by Gustave Flaubert
  • The first time I went out, I presently discovered that there were goats in the island, which was a great satisfaction to me; but then it was attended with this misfortune to me—viz. that they were so shy, so subtle, and so swift of foot, that it was the most difficult thing in the world to come at them; but I was not discouraged at this, not doubting but I might now and then shoot one, as it soon happened; for after I had found their haunts a little, I laid wait in this manner for them: I observed if they saw me in the valleys, though they were upon the rocks, they would run away, as in a terrible fright; but if they were feeding in the valleys, and I was upon the rocks, they took no notice of me; from whence I concluded that, by the position of their optics, their sight was so directed downward that they did not readily see objects that were above them; so afterwards I took this method—I always climbed the rocks first, to get above them, and then had frequently a fair mark. — “Robinson Crusoe” by Daniel Defoe
  • But Dorothea herself was a little shocked and discouraged at her own stupidity, and the answers she got to some timid questions about the value of the Greek accents gave her a painful suspicion that here indeed there might be secrets not capable of explanation to a woman's reason. — “Middlemarch” by George Eliot
  • In short, I told him I did not venture to mention it to my father, as well on account of that difficulty, as of many others that discouraged me though I knew not well what they were, only that it seemed to me that what I desired was never to come to pass. — “Don Quixote” by Miguel De Cervantes
  • Therefore, the Italian boy would not be discouraged by the heavy silence with which the old house seemed resolute to clog the vivacity of his instrument. — “The House of the Seven Gables” by Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • He returned discouraged and dejected; but having now known the blessing of hope, resolved never to despair. — “Rasselas” by Samuel Johnson

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