Dishearten vs Amate - What's the difference?
As verbs the difference between dishearten and amate
is that dishearten
is to discourage someone by removing their enthusiasm or courage while amate
) 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
To discourage someone by removing their enthusiasm or courage.
* (to discourage) discourage
From (etyl) papel .
Paper produced from the bark of adult Ficus trees.
An art form based on Mexican bark painting from the Otomi culture.
From (etyl) amater, amatir.
(label) To dishearten, dismay.
* (John Milton) (1608-1674)
* , I.i:
- The Silures, to amate the new general, rumoured the overthrow greater than was true.
* 1600 , (Edward Fairfax), The (Jerusalem Delivered) of (w), XI, xii:
- 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?
* , Folio Society, 2006, vol.1, p.230:
- Upon the walls the pagans old and young / Stood hush'd and still, amated and amazed.
* c.1815 , (John Keats), "To Chatterton":
- For the last, he will be much amazed, he will be much amated .
- Thou didst die / A half-blown flow'ret which cold blasts amate .
(obsolete) To be a mate to; to match.