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Synonyms of 'put someone off'

(phrasal verb) 
Definition
to cause to lose interest in
We tried to visit the abbey but were put off by the queues.
Synonyms
discourage
Don't let this setback discourage you.
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intimidate
Attempts to intimidate people into voting for them failed.
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deter
Jail sentences have done nothing to deter the offenders.
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daunt
Nothing evil could daunt them.
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dissuade
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demoralize
One of the objectives is to demoralize enemy troops.
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scare off
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dishearten
These conditions dishearten people and undermine their hope.
(phrasal verb) 
Definition
to distract
All this noise is putting me off.
Synonyms
disconcert
My lack of response clearly disconcerted him.
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confuse
She was confused by this new turn of events.
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unsettle
The presence of the two police officers unsettled her.
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throw (informal)
He threw me by asking if I went in for martial arts.
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distress
I did not want to frighten or distress her.
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rattle (informal)
She refused to be rattled by his lawyer.
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perturb
He didn't seem to be perturbed by the news.
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faze
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discomfit
She will be discomfited by the dismissal of her plan.
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take the wind out of someone's sails
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nonplus
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abash
See put

Additional synonyms

in the sense of confuse
Definition
to throw into disorder
She was confused by this new turn of events.
Synonyms
rattle (informal),
disorient,
throw off balance,
nonplus,
abash,
throw into disorder
in the sense of daunt
Nothing evil could daunt them.
Synonyms
in the sense of demoralize
Definition
to deprive (someone) of confidence or enthusiasm
One of the objectives is to demoralize enemy troops.
Synonyms
rattle (informal),
psych out (informal),
disempower,

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