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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
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dishearten
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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
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  • Disheartened, he raised his eyes towards the slow-drifting clouds, dappled and seaborne.
  • He had emerged from a two years’ spell of revery to find himself in the midst of a new scene, every event and figure of which affected him intimately, disheartened him or allured and, whether alluring or disheartening, filled him always with unrest and bitter thoughts.
  • He had emerged from a two years’ spell of revery to find himself in the midst of a new scene, every event and figure of which affected him intimately, disheartened him or allured and, whether alluring or disheartening, filled him always with unrest and bitter thoughts.
  • His last phrase, sour smelling as the smoke of charcoal and disheartening, excited Stephen’s brain, over which its fumes seemed to brood.
  • Stephen, disheartened suddenly by the dean’s firm, dry tone, was silent; and through the silence a distant noise of many boots and confused voices came up the staircase.

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  • It is disheartening that so few community college students graduate with a degree.
  • The team was disheartened by the defeat.

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