How to use Discourages in a sentence
All over the country are olive-trees, the fruit and oil of which are a staple product of the country; the trade is however hampered by an excessive tax on trees, which not only discourages plantation, but has the unfortunate effect of encouraging destruction.
This pronouncement, indeed, though it certainly condemns the use of ceremonial lights in most of its later developments, and especially the conception of them as votive offerings whether to God or to the saints, does not necessarily exclude, though it undoubtedly discourages, their purely symbolical use.'
If the scale discourages you easily, then stay off of it.
Eliminates wastage, discourages vermin, fresh/dry food every peck.
Again, Aristotle's description of Xenophanes as the first of the Eleatic unitarians does not necessarily imply that the unity asserted by Xenophanes was the unity asserted by Parmenides; the phrase, "contemplating the firmament, he declared that the One is God," leaves it doubtful whether Aristotle attributed to Xenophanes any philosophical theory whatever; and the epithet a ypoLKOTEpos discourages the belief that Aristotle regarded Xenophanes as the author of a new and important departure.Advertisement
In particular, the quadratic regularizing term discourages sudden changes in surface normal direction across a surface.
Cats like to scratch, but hate getting their nails caught so this usually discourages the toughest customers.
Usually a triple bunk bed discourages sleepovers due to space considerations, but a futon makes it more likely that a friend or two can stay over for the night.
Premier's Gentle Leader Headcollar is a head halter collar; it's a training tool that discourages pulling.
Measures such as mowing the lawn, keeping hedges trimmed, and removing brush from the yard also discourages snakes from living close to human dwellings.Advertisement
Wood suggests stability and support for the relationship and discourages the possibility of infidelity.
This technique also focuses on breathing and relaxation methods during labor and delivery, but it discourages medication.
So any spell that is cast can return to the bearer three times as strong (this discourages the casting of negative intent) and the Wiccan rede demands that all spells be benign, or non-harmful to others.
It's a cute, friendly-looking site that discourages "sleaze or curiosity."
Discourages Individuality-Because students are encouraged to think outside the box and think critically, the idea of uniforms directly opposes this theory.Advertisement
Webkinz-Cheat.net is a site that discourages cheating; however, it includes information about it for anyone curious.
Even if you have a highly professional job that discourages extensive and visible tattooing, you can still get a masterpiece of skin art.
Las Vegas is a very seasonal tourist town; rates are highest over certain holidays, such as New Year's Eve, and are general lowest during mid-summer when the hot weather discourages some travelers from heading to Nevada.
The program discourages undesirable behavior by only rewarding positive behavior, and by withholding attention (formerly called planned ignoring).
The diet discourages all added fat - including healthy fats like avocados and olive oil.Advertisement
This kind of time travel creates a paradox that discourages time travel into the past.
The IRS discourages contacting or visiting a local IRS office to check on a refund, mainly because local offices rarely have information regarding specific returns.