to tend to prevent something from happening by making it more difficult or unpleasant; to try to stop somebody from doing something
We must not be discouraged in reaching our dreams no matter what problems come to us.
by Mae_08 June 11, 2008
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To enforce a student to suffer the consequences of being enrolled in a calculus-related course.
The all-A's student was discouraged after taking his pre-calculus exam.
by tjbackstage April 18, 2011