Roleset id: dishearten.01 , to deprive of confidence, induce inaction, Source: , vncls: , framnet: dishearten.01: DISHEARTEN-V NOTES: Frames file for 'dishearten' based on internet usage examples, membership in VN; adjectival 'disheartened' based on BOLT-6. VerbNet class 31.1, comparison with 'discourage.' (from dishearten.01-v) DISHEARTENED-J NOTES: Automatically created by Julia as an alias file for unification. (from disheartened.01-j)
Arg0-PAG: entity removing confidence, cause (vnrole: 31.1-stimulus)
Arg1-PPT: entity disheartened (vnrole: 31.1-experiencer)
Example: dishearten-v: passive
John-1 was disheartened *-1 by the lack of jobs, he couldn't even get anannotator position.
Arg0: by the lack of jobs
Example: dishearten-v: Infinitival complement
Mary-1 was disheartened *-1 to hear that John was still unemployed.
Arg0: to hear that John was still unemployed
Example: dishearten-v: transitive
These thoughts disheartened John even more.
Arg0: These thoughts
Argm-ext: even more
person: ns,  tense: ns,  aspect: ns,  voice: ns,  form: ns
It is because this signifies all the more a strategic failure of their master and them and they are increasingly disheartened .