coun´te|nanc|er

coun´te|nanc|er

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  • dis|coun|te|nanc|er — «dihs KOWN tuh nuhn suhr», noun. a person who discountenances; one who refuses to countenance, encourage, or support …   Useful english dictionary

  • nanc — coun·te·nanc·er; …   English syllables

  • coun — ac·coun·tan·cy; back·coun·try; coun; coun·cil·lor; coun·cil·lor·ship; coun·cil·man; coun·cil·man·ic; coun·sel·able; coun·sel·ee; coun·sel·or; coun·te·nanc·er; coun·ter·act; coun·ter·ac·tant; coun·ter·act·ing·ly; coun·ter·action; coun·ter·agent;… …   English syllables

  • dis|coun|te|nance — «dihs KOWN tuh nuhns», verb, nanced, nanc|ing, noun. –v.t. 1. to refuse to approve; discourage: »This high school discountenances secret societies. 2. to make ashamed; embarrass greatly; abash; disconcert: »She was discountenanced by her mother s …   Useful english dictionary

  • countenancer — coun·te·nanc·er …   English syllables

  • countenance — coun•te•nance [[t]ˈkaʊn tn əns[/t]] n. v. nanced, nanc•ing 1) appearance, esp. the expression of the face: a sad countenance[/ex] 2) the face; visage 3) calm facial expression; composure 4) approval or favor 5) Obs. bearing; behavior 6) to permit …   From formal English to slang

  • te — an·te·bel·lum; an·te·brach·i·al; an·te·bra·chi·um; an·te·cab·i·net; an·te·cede; an·te·ced·ence; an·te·ced·en·cy; an·te·ce·den·tal; an·te·ces·sor; an·te·cham·ber; an·te·chap·el; an·te·choir; an·te·church; an·te·clyp·e·us; an·te·col·ic;… …   English syllables

  • discountenance — dis•coun•te•nance [[t]dɪsˈkaʊn tn əns[/t]] v. nanced, nanc•ing, n. 1) to disconcert, embarrass, or abash 2) to show disapproval of 3) disapproval; disapprobation • Etymology: 1570–80 …   From formal English to slang

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