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Princeton's WordNet

  1. morale(noun)

    a state of individual psychological well-being based upon a sense of confidence and usefulness and purpose

  2. esprit de corps, morale, team spirit(noun)

    the spirit of a group that makes the members want the group to succeed


  1. morale(Noun)

    The capacity of people to maintain belief in an institution or a goal, or even in oneself and others.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Morale(adj)

    the moral condition, or the condition in other respects, so far as it is affected by, or dependent upon, moral considerations, such as zeal, spirit, hope, and confidence; mental state, as of a body of men, an army, and the like

    Etymology: [F. See Moral, a.]


  1. Morale

    Morale is the capacity of a group's members to maintain belief in an institution or goal, particularly in the face of opposition or hardship. Morale is often referenced by authority figures as a generic value judgment of the willpower, obedience, and self-discipline of a group tasked with performing duties assigned by a superior. According to Alexander H. Leighton, "morale is the capacity of a group of people to pull together persistently and consistently in pursuit of a common purpose".

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Morale

    mo-räl′, n. the state of a person's morals: mental state as regards spirit and confidence, esp. of a body of soldiers, &c. [Fr.]

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Morale

    The prevailing temper or spirit of an individual or group in relation to the tasks or functions which are expected.

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'morale' in Nouns Frequency: #3030

How to pronounce morale?

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of morale in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of morale in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of morale in a Sentence

  1. Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf:

    An increase in the minimum wage will lead to increases in employee morale, productivity, and quality of work and decreases in turnover and the cost of training and supervision.

  2. Nancy Pelosi:

    My view of it is that stealing money from military construction, at home and abroad, will undermine our national security, quality of life and morale of our troops, and that indeed makes America less safe.

  3. Narendra Modi:

    The world is watching our collective will. We trust our army's capability and because of this, it is extremely necessary that nothing should happen that harms their morale or that our enemies should get a chance to raise a finger against us.

  4. Ashraf Ghani:

    When people get phone calls and say' abandon', that weakens morale. Morale is a fundamental issue and( to improve it is) one of our main tasks.

  5. Peter Gersten:

    We're seeing a fracture in their morale, we're seeing their inability to pay, we're seeing the inability to fight, we're watching them try to leave Daesh in every single way.

Images & Illustrations of morale

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