Dishearten vs Amate - What's the difference?

dishearten | amate |


As verbs the difference between dishearten and amate

is that dishearten is to discourage someone by removing their enthusiasm or courage while amate is (label) to dishearten, dismay or amate can be (obsolete) to be a mate to; to match.

As a noun amate is

paper produced from the bark of adult ficus trees.

dishearten

English

Verb

(en verb)
  • To discourage someone by removing their enthusiasm or courage.
  • Synonyms

    * (to discourage) discourage

    Antonyms

    * (to discourage) hearten English words with consonant pseudo-digraphs

    amate

    English

    Etymology 1

    From (etyl) papel .

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Paper produced from the bark of adult Ficus trees.
  • An art form based on Mexican bark painting from the Otomi culture.
  • Etymology 2

    From (etyl) amater, amatir.

    Verb

    (amat)
  • (label) To dishearten, dismay.
  • * (John Milton) (1608-1674)
  • The Silures, to amate the new general, rumoured the overthrow greater than was true.
  • * , I.i:
  • Shall I accuse the hidden cruell fate, / And mightie causes wrought in heauen aboue, / Or the blind God, that doth me thus amate , / For hoped loue to winne me certaine hate?
  • * 1600 , (Edward Fairfax), The (Jerusalem Delivered) of (w), XI, xii:
  • Upon the walls the pagans old and young / Stood hush'd and still, amated and amazed.
  • * , Folio Society, 2006, vol.1, p.230:
  • For the last, he will be much amazed, he will be much amated .
  • * c.1815 , (John Keats), "To Chatterton":
  • Thou didst die / A half-blown flow'ret which cold blasts amate .

    Etymology 3

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    Verb

    (amat)
  • (obsolete) To be a mate to; to match.
  • (Spenser)

    Anagrams

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