demoralisation

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demoralize or demoralise (dɪˈmɒrəˌlaɪz)
 
vb
1.  to undermine the morale of; dishearten: he was demoralized by his defeat
2.  to debase morally; corrupt
3.  to throw into confusion
 
demoralise or demoralise
 
vb
 
demorali'zation or demoralise
 
n
 
demorali'sation or demoralise
 
n
 
de'moralizer or demoralise
 
n
 
de'moraliser or demoralise
 
n

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demoralisation

noun
1. a state of disorder and confusion; "his inconsistency resulted in the demoralization of his staff" [syn: demoralization
2. depression resulting from an undermining of your morale [syn: demoralization
3. destroying the moral basis for a doctrine or policy [syn: demoralization
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