Meaning of demoralization in English:


Pronunciation /dɪˌmɒrəlʌɪˈzeɪʃ(ə)n/

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(also British demoralisation)

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‘Alcohol as a destructive force in Apache culture is a phenomenon that dates from colonization, and it has been a byproduct of demoralization and despair.’
  • ‘The poor areas may have generated more crime and disorder as a consequence of anonymity, demoralization and despair.’
  • ‘This is not just demoralization; this is a clinical depression.’
  • ‘I want to believe that the conclusions this woman reaches about her son's future are untrue, filtered through that terrible demoralization.’
  • ‘These unhealthy developments have led to thorough demoralization in the bureaucracy, rampant indiscipline and all round inefficiency.’