What does morale mean?

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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?

  1. Alex
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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. Keith Ng:

    I am in the first aid team here, so I have to stay till the end, but for the other protesters, I think they will retreat as morale is very low now.

  2. 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.

  3. The AIIMS association president:

    People are not accepting them... The morale of doctors is down because of this, a stigma is being created due to lack of awareness of coronavirus.

  4. Kim Dong-yub:

    Announcing his inspection of the new submarine is also to build internal solidarity, to dispel people's concerns about national security, reassure them, and boost military morale.

  5. Kobchai Boonarana:

    Their conditions, we can see that their morale is good but what about their strength and their ability? That's up to the team inside to decide, our job is to keep pumping out water and it is up to the team inside to assess the safety level and whether the kids can travel safely through.

Images & Illustrations of morale

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