What followed was a very strange and discouraging series of events.
So it is discouraging that conservatives may not even want to take the first step down that path.
It seemed to me a miracle that I never heard a discouraging word from my editor, Susan Murcko.
Given this discouraging situation, Obama took office hoping, as Vice President Joe Biden put it, to “push the reset button.”
In politics every candidate wants to build a sense of inevitability, inspiring his admirers and discouraging his detractors.
discouraging as was the outcome of this movement in Ajaccio, similar agitations elsewhere were more successful.
Low-lying alligator, evading the eyesight and discouraging hope!
With this answer the messengers returned, and their report was discouraging to the hopes of the exiles.
But it is so discouraging a thing to have my monitress so very good!
But such sums came at uncertain intervals, and her board bills came due with discouraging regularity.