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Adverbial discouragingly has 1 sense
  1. discouragingly - in a discouraging manner; "the failure rate on the bar exam is discouragingly high"
    Derived from adjective discouraging1

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Term: discouragingly


Discouragingly is an adverb that describes something that causes a lack of confidence, enthusiasm, or hope. It implies the act of demoralizing or disheartening someone or something, leading to a negative or pessimistic outlook.

Sample sentences:

1. The test results were discouragingly low even though I studied all night.

2. The team's performance in the game was discouragingly terrible, leading to their loss.

3. She looked at her reflection in the mirror and sighed discouragingly, feeling unhappy with her appearance.

4. His response to her request was discouragingly dismissive, making her lose hope.

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