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Shakespearean Imagination

Well met, neighbours!

It's Wednesday again, which means another installment of Shakespearean Imagination!

England has been knocked out of the Euro Cup - despite having a higher points standing than several of the teams in the semi-finals, blast it all - so I'm afraid my word for the day is:


dishearten : dis·heart·en /dis'härtn/ (verb) : Cause (someone) to lose determination or confidence.


Synonyms: discourage - dispirit - daunt - deject - depress


First seen in Shakespeare's Henry V (written 1598-1599). The full text of the play may be found here.
Tags: d, english, shakespeare, theme: shakespeare, verb, wordsmith: uniquepov
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