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What does demoralised mean?


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February 02, 2009 9:22AM

* made less hopeful or enthusiastic; "desperate demoralized people looking for work"; "felt discouraged by the magnitude of the problem"; "the ... * demoralize - corrupt: corrupt morally or by intemperance or sensuality; "debauch the young people with wine and women"; "Socrates was accused of corrupting young men"; "Do school counselors subvert young children?"; "corrupt the morals" * demoralize - depress: lower someone's spirits; make downhearted; "These news depressed her"; "The bad state of her child's health demoralizes her" * demoralize - confuse or put into disorder; "the boss's behavior demoralized everyone in the office" * demoralizing - destructive of morale and self-reliance * demoralization - destroying the moral basis for a doctrine or policy * demoralization - a state of disorder and confusion; "his inconsistency resulted in the demoralization of his staff" * demoralization - depression resulting from an undermining of your morale * demoralize - To destroy morale; to dishearten * demoralization - The act of corrupting or subverting morale. Especially: The act of corrupting or subverting discipline, courage, hope, etc. ... * Crushed; overcome; stricken. * demoralize - though not bearing the opposite sense of moralize, is so well-adapted to express ideas not expressed by any other single term that I am persuaded ...