English to Spanish Meaning :: discountenance

Discountenance :
desaprobar, avergonzar, hacer desaprobadodesaprobado
Facebook Twitter Linkedin Gmail Share More

Show English Meaning

Verb(1) look with disfavor on(2) show disapproval by discouraging

Show Examples

(1) My own hands however shall be guiltless of blood, and I shall discountenance it so far as my authority extends, except under circumstances of aggression or in self defence ÔÇÖ.(2) It was beset by the sort of problems evident in one British official's view of its purpose: to discountenance the use for political purposes of methods which all civilised opinion must condemn.(3) Thus the ÔÇÿprimary objectÔÇÖ of the organization would be ÔÇÿto discountenance and rebuke by moral and social influences, all disloyalty to the Federal Government.ÔÇÖ(4) A statement said the striking workers should discountenance the sack threat issued by the state government.(5) Why didn't it probe, even if only to discountenance the allegations?(6) The party reiterated its stand that it "will continue to discountenance all illegal moves by a lame-duck Presidency and its sidekicks.(7) First, it shows his consciousness that his "position" as a Senator of the United States demanded a prompt discountenance and denunciation of the treasonable scheme.(8) I believe that employers of labor will soon come generally to recognize the insidious effect of the poison upon their employees, and that ultimately they will discountenance its use - in the same way that they have discountenanced the use of alcohol.(9) Therefore she discountenanced his going down to Bombay to get married.(10) There are those who think that if all unfair practices were discountenanced it would add very much to the enjoyment of a country life.(11) That is why a daring mission 63 years ago today - with strength and numbers that might have caused it to be discountenanced as a stunt - had such a powerful effect not only on Americans but also the Japanese leaders and people.(12) The sources of the free men's anger converged in 1676 when Governor William Berkeley, fearing the outbreak of Indian war, discountenanced Bacon's plans to lead a frontier army against the Indians and refused him a commission.(13) In return, it was only in the nature of things that larger operations other than the main attack already planned should be discountenanced .(14) They were not discountenanced by the critical argument that a storyteller or a poet who has something to say does not need an artist to help him say it.(15) As he is surely aware, the Code of Canon Law discountenances retroactive laws, especially when they impose burdens rather than grant favors.(16) He proceeded to Ireland, where his ambitious schemes were distrusted and discountenanced by Elizabeth, then escaped to Spain, having been in treasonable correspondence with Philip II.
Related Words
1. abash ::
2. disconcert ::
3. outface ::
4. discountenance ::
1. approve ::
2. favor ::
3. like ::
me gusta
Different Forms
discountenance, discountenanced, discountenances, discountenancing
English to Spanish Dictionary: discountenance

Meaning and definitions of discountenance, translation in Spanish language for discountenance with similar and opposite words. Also find spoken pronunciation of discountenance in Spanish and in English language.

Tags for the entry 'discountenance'

What discountenance means in Spanish, discountenance meaning in Spanish, discountenance definition, examples and pronunciation of discountenance in Spanish language.

Spanish.English-Dictionary.Help | English to Spanish Dictionary

This is not just an ordinary English to Spanish dictionary & Spanish to English dictionary. This dictionary has the largest database for word meaning. It does not only give you English toSpanish and Spanish to English word meaning, it provides English to English word meaning along with Antonyms, Synonyms, Examples, Related words and Examples from your favorite TV Shows. This dictionary helps you to search quickly for Spanish to English translation, English to Spanish translation. It has more than 500,000 word meaning and is still growing. This English to Spanish dictionary also provides you an Android application for your offline use. The dictionary has mainly three features : translate English words to Spanish translate Spanish words to English, copy & paste any paragraph in the Reat Text box then tap on any word to get instant word meaning. This website also provides you English Grammar, TOEFL and most common words.
Learn Prepositions by Photos
Commonly confused words
form of verbs
Learn 300+ TOEFL words
Fill in the blanks
Topic Wise Words
Learn 3000+ common words
Words Everyday
Most Searched Words
GRE words
Android App
iPhone App
Chrome Extension

Blog List

Topic Wise Words

Learn 3000+ Common Words

Learn Common GRE Words

Learn Words Everyday

Your Favorite Words
Currently you do not have any favorite word. To make a word favorite you have to click on the heart button.
Your Search History
All Dictionary Links