dispirit

[dih-spir-it] /dɪˈspɪr ɪt/
verb (used with object)
1.
to deprive of spirit, hope, enthusiasm, etc.; depress; discourage; dishearten.
Origin
1635–45; di-2 + spirit
British Dictionary definitions for dispirit
dispirit (dɪˈspɪrɪt)
 
vb
(tr) to lower the spirit or enthusiasm of; make downhearted or depressed; discourage

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Word Origin and History for dispirit
dispirit
1640s, from dis- + spirit. Related: Dispirited; dispiriting.
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