Definitions for demoralizedɪˈmɔr əˌlaɪz, -ˈmɒr-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. corrupt, pervert, subvert, demoralize, demoralise, debauch, debase, profane, vitiate, deprave, misdirect(verb)

    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"

  2. depress, deject, cast down, get down, dismay, dispirit, demoralize, demoralise(verb)

    lower someone's spirits; make downhearted

    "These news depressed her"; "The bad state of her child's health demoralizes her"

  3. demoralize(verb)

    confuse or put into disorder

    "the boss's behavior demoralized everyone in the office"

Wiktionary

  1. demoralize(Verb)

    To destroy morale; to dishearten.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Demoralize(verb)

    to corrupt or undermine in morals; to destroy or lessen the effect of moral principles on; to render corrupt or untrustworthy in morals, in discipline, in courage, spirit, etc.; to weaken in spirit or efficiency

  2. Origin: [F. dmoraliser; pref. d- (L. dis- or de) + moraliser. See Moralize.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of demoralize in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of demoralize in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Adam Eidinger:

    This is a big issue and if you are going to overturn an election, you are going to demoralize young Democrats across the country.

  2. Adam Eidinger:

    This is a big issue and if you are going to overturn an election, you are going to demoralize young Democrats across the country, this isn't some bill that can be butchered behind closed doors.

  3. EMEASOBA GEORGE:

    Never allow hardships, difficulties, failures, mistakes, disappointments or things like that to discourage or demoralize you. Rather, let them become motivations or inspirations to your own self and others. Truly, your hardships, difficulties, failures, mistakes, disappointments or things like that can motivate or inspire you for life. As well, they can dishearten (discourage) you for life depending on your outlook (your attitude to life) and approach. I (personally) can testify to that. ~Emeasoba George.

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