Discountenancer \Dis*coun"te*nan*cer\, n. One who discountenances; one who disfavors. --Bacon. [1913 Webster]

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  • discountenance — discountenancer, n. /dis kown tn euhns/, v., discountenanced, discountenancing, n. v.t. 1. to disconcert, embarrass, or abash: With his composure, he survived every attempt to discountenance him. 2. to show disapproval of: The teachers… …   Universalium

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