- 1to make someone lose confidence or hope synonym dishearten
- 2 Constant criticism is enough to demoralize anyone.
NAmE//dɪˈmɔrəˌlaɪz//, NAmE//dɪˈmɑrəˌlaɪz//[usually passive] demoralize somebodyVerb Forms present simple I / you / we / they demoralize
he / she / it demoralizes
past simple demoralized
-ing form demoralizing
demoralizedjump to other results
adjective The workers here seem very demoralized.
demoralizingjump to other results
adjective the demoralizing effects of unemployment
demoralizationjump to other results
NAmE//dɪˌmɔrələˈzeɪʃn//, NAmE//dɪˌmɑrələˈzeɪʃn//noun [uncountable]