Predicate: dispirit

Roleset id: dispirit.01 , bring down (mood), Source: , vncls: , framnet:

dispirit.01: DISPIRIT-V NOTES: Do try to distinguish between agents and instruments, as this makes adifference for the so-called 'psych' verbs (of which this is one). Frame by Claire (from dispirit.01-v) DISPIRITING-J NOTES: Automatically created by Julia as an alias file for unification. (from dispiriting.01-j)


dispiriting (j.)
dispirit (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: causer of depression (vnrole: 31.1-stimulus)
        Arg1-PPT: entity getting depressed (vnrole: 31.1-experiencer)
        Arg2-MNR: instrument, if causer also present

Example: all args

        The bad news will dispirt John.

        Arg0: The bad news
        Argm-mod: will
        Rel: dispirit
        Arg1: John

Example: All args, adjective use

        person: ns,  tense: ns,  aspect: ns,  voice: ns,  form: ns

        That can be dispiriting for the open - minded and open - hearted .

        Arg0: That
        Argm-mod: can
        Rel: dispiriting
        Arg1: for the open - minded and open - hearted .