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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, misdirectverb

    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, demoraliseverb

    lower someone's spirits; make downhearted

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

  3. demoralizeverb

    confuse or put into disorder

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

Wiktionary

  1. demoralizeverb

    To destroy morale; to dishearten.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Demoralizeverb

    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

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

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  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. 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.

  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. 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.

  4. Maribel Garcia:

    Michael Jackson tweeted on March 26. The controversy over the condition of the elephant has gone all the way to Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro. The socialist leader said that Ruperta’s condition is due to old age and that the claim that she is underfed is a conspiracy driven by enemies of the state trying to demoralize the country and, especially, children. Ruperta is 46 years old, middle aged for an African elephant that typically live to age 65 or 70. Maribel Garcia, the animal rights activist who first sounded the alarms on Ruperta’s health, told Fox News that for too long the elephant had been eating just pumpkins and some grass. The elephant should be weighing 7 tons, Maribel Garcia explained, but Maribel Garcia is currently at just 4. Elephants feed on carrots, grass, vegetables, fruits and bamboo leaves, we believe that the diet of just pumpkins and the absence of her veterinarian who has treated her for more than 10 years influenced the elephant to be in that state.

  5. 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 ?

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