And men, you need not be deterred—mushrooms can still aid in your health.
Yes, Hussein was a brutal dictator, but he could be deterred.
If anything, it was persistent excess capacity, not somewhat higher wages, that deterred investment.
1570s, from Latin deterrere "to frighten from, discourage from," from de- "away" (see de-) + terrere "frighten" (see terrible). Deterrent is from 1829.