Definition of demoralize verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    demoralize

     verb
    verb
    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
     
     
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  1. 1to make someone lose confidence or hope synonym dishearten
  2. 2 Constant criticism is enough to demoralize anyone.
demoralized
 
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adjective The workers here seem very demoralized.
demoralizing
 
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adjective the demoralizing effects of unemployment
demoralization
 
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NAmE//dɪˌmɔrələˈzeɪʃn//
 
, NAmE//dɪˌmɑrələˈzeɪʃn//
 
noun [uncountable]
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: demoralize