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Verb type: 1


  1. (transitive) to discourage, demoralise/demoralize, dispirit, push down
    Häviö pelissä lannisti pelaajia.
    Losing in the game dispirited (some of) the players.
    Pelin häviäminen lannisti pelaajat.
    Losing the game dispirited the players.
    Lannistaako sinua jokin?
    Are you in low spirits because of something?


Indicative Conjugations

The present, imperfect, perfect, and pluperfect (past perfect) tenses in English correspond to "speaks", "spoke", "has spoken", and "had spoken".

Conditional Conjugations

The conditional present and perfect moods in English typically correspond to "would" and "would have".