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  1. discounselverb

    To advise (someone) against doing something.

  2. Etymology: From desconseillier.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. To Discounselverb

    To dissuade; to give contrary advice.

    Etymology: dis and counsel.

    But him that palmer from that vanity,
    With temperate advice discounselled. Edmund Spenser, Fa. Qu.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Discounselverb

    to dissuade

  2. Etymology: [Pref. dis- + counsel: cf. OF. desconseiller.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Discounsel

    dis-kown′sel, v.t. (Spens.) to dissuade. [O. Fr. desconseillierdes, apart, and conseillier, to counsel.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of discounsel in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of discounsel in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4


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