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Definition of discountenance:

  1. To refuse to countenance, or give the support of one's approval to; to give one's influence against; to restrain by cold treatment; to discourage.
  2. To ruffle or discompose the countenance of; to put of countenance; to put to shame; to abash.
  3. Unfavorable aspect; unfriendly regard; cold treatment; disapprobation; whatever tends to check or discourage.


object, frown on, embarrass, discomfort, discomfit, disapprove, chagrin, deprecate, like, abash, mortify, confuse, confound, disesteem, pain, disconcert, faze, disfavor.

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