become disheartened

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He said: "When a fight is put off you can lose your way a little and become disheartened. it is hard to get yourself back motivated after that disappointment.
As a result, ostrich farmers have become disheartened and have closed up shop.
| Ex-Everton Romelu Just as in politics, a week can be a long time in football though and Richarlison is now facing up to the prospect of more bench duty as Brazil prepare for the knockout stages of the competition but considering the incredible strides he has already made, he shouldn't become disheartened.
They hope we will become disheartened and disappear or steadily die off - and many relatives of those who were killed have sadly passed away over the years.
Importantly, organisations shouldn't become disheartened. While confidence levels are not where we hoped, businesses are making positive strides and acting on the front-foot to fight back, which makes us optimistic for the future."
There is often great resistance to psychodynamic work in the public sector and many therapists working in these contexts become disheartened by the difficulties encountered.
"Along with Jamaal, who has been excellent since coming back, we have to make sure we are helping the young lads along because it is easy to become disheartened.
Minister Bannister remarked that throughout recent years a trend has developed in which many have become disheartened, dispassionate and disillusioned in an environment of mediocrity at extraordinary levels.
Because if we become disheartened, our families will be affected.
Much has been made of the fact that the composer seems to have become disheartened, abandoning the work after the section that is itself a celebration of birth.
If you put in IIMMS (incident management and monitoring system) for relatives' or patients' aggressive or threatening behaviours, nothing comes of it, so a lot of staff become disheartened and believe we have to tolerate this kind of behaviour.