(v.) = dispirit ; dishearten ; dampen + Posesivo + spirits. Ex: Adverse fortune may attend us, but it shall never dispirit us. Ex: It is easy to be disheartened by the negative flow of news, but the strength of our labor market should bolster the confidence of our outlook. Ex: Despite being physically challenged, the harsh realities of life have failed to dampen her spirits. ---- * descorazonarse = lose + heart. (v.) = lose + heart. Ex: The result is that many political scientists have lost heart.