demoralizing, demoralising, disheartening, dispiriting(adj)
destructive of morale and self-reliance
Causing loss of hope or enthusiasm.
Causing to lose heart; making despondent or gloomy; scare; discourage.
The numerical value of disheartening in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of disheartening in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
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These are sobering statistics and disheartening statistics.
Without the spiritual world the material world is a disheartening enigma.
It’s extremely frustrating, it is disheartening, but I am still resolved to continue to reduce violent crime in our city.
It's not only disturbing, it's disheartening because our companies have zero tolerance for labor abuses, these type of things flourish in the shadows.
It’s very disheartening as a community resident and an organizer to see such a disconnect and a lack of commitment to addressing the issue of displacement.
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