What does demoralize mean?

Definitions for demoralize
dɪˈmɔr əˌlaɪz, -ˈmɒr-de·mor·al·ize

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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.]

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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

Examples of demoralize in a Sentence

  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. Abigail Adams:

    History is not a web woven with innocent hands. Among all the causes which degrade and demoralize men, power is the most constant and most active.

  3. Air Chief Marshal:

    They are asking for proof of our strikes on terrorist training camps, i want to ask the Rahul Gandhi Congress and its allies : Why are they trying to demoralize our forces ?

  4. 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.

  5. Emeasoba George:

    Life's challenges are not meant to demoralize you. Rather, they are meant to toughen you in order for you to become stronger and eventually to discover who you are meant to be (truly). ~Emeasoba George

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