Adjective "demoralizing" definition and examples

Pronunciation

/dɪˈmɒrəlʌɪzɪŋ/

Definitions and examples

adjective

  1. 'The long-term economic woes have begun to have a demoralizing effect on the country as a whole.'
  2. 'Furthermore, nothing is more demoralizing for a company's personnel as when they realize they have to recreate hundreds of word documents and spreadsheets.'

Definitions

1. to deprive (a person or persons) of spirit, courage, discipline, etc.; destroy the morale of: The continuous barrage demoralized the infantry.

2. to throw (a person) into disorder or confusion; bewilder: We were so demoralized by that one wrong turn that we were lost for hours.

3. to corrupt or undermine the morals of.

More examples(as adjective)

"effects can be demoralizing."

"tasks can be demoralizing."

"senses can be demoralizing."

"pleasures can be demoralizing."

"mergers can be demoralizing."

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Origin

(demoralize)