But to discountenance nagging is not to encourage laudation, adulation, or encomium, or even praise.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 150, June 7, 1916" by Various
Let them in their several stations encourage virtue and discountenance vice in others.
"A Practical View of the Prevailing Religious System of Professed Christians, in the Middle and Higher Classes in this Country, Contrasted with Real Christianity." by William Wilberforce
As an Association they are pledged to discountenance just what I did.
"Elizabeth Hobart at Exeter Hall" by Jean K. Baird
All citizens are urged to discountenance the building of fires.
"Complete Story of the San Francisco Horror" by Richard Linthicum
Every opportunity, therefore, should be taken to discountenance that false and vulgar opinion, that rules are the fetters of genius.
"Great Men and Famous Women, Vol. 8 (of 8)" by Various
You promise to respect genuine brethren, and discountenance impostors and all dissenters from the original plan of Masonry?
"Masonic Monitor of the Degrees of Entered Apprentice, Fellow Craft and Master Mason" by George Thornburgh
History discountenances this assumption, and Biology plainly disproves it.
"Bible Romances" by George W. Foote
Be careful to discountenance in children anything that looks like rage and furious anger.
"Life and Literature" by J. Purver Richardson
It was plainly an array of evidence to discountenance me.
"The Man Who Couldn't Sleep" by Arthur Stringer
Discountenance and banish strange doctrines, in order to exalt correct doctrines.
"The Japanese Spirit" by Yoshisaburo Okakura