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Having lost confidence or hope; disheartened:‘a weak and demoralized president’
- ‘Sadly, they have been demoralised by an unsupportive management.’
- ‘In the beginning, I was in tears after every lesson and felt demoralised.’
- ‘Many opponents of the war were demoralised.’
- ‘Despite this, the unit does manage to repulse the advancing rebel soldiers, leaving Henry feeling more demoralized than ever.’
- ‘Without the power to say no, all kinds of treachery is used and everyone involved becomes demoralized, cynical and fatalistic.’
- ‘The effect of the pandemic is greatly felt in the agricultural sector in terms of diminished and demoralised manpower.’
- ‘It would have been a slur on their professionalism had they been seen to be demoralised by the departure of a mere youth.’
- ‘They embody a demoralized liberalism, whose watered-down perspective of reform has been discarded by the ruling class.’
- ‘Without our most important member, the group had been demoralized.’
- ‘Our enemy is emboldened and our own people demoralised.’
- ‘If we cannot appreciate our achievements we will become demoralised and unhappy.’
- ‘They were starving, freezing, and demoralized, hunkered down in drafty cabins, waiting to die from disease or Redcoats.’
- ‘Demoralised Huns held their hands up crying for mercy.’
- ‘The population was weak and demoralized with a significant number of draft-age men gone.’
- ‘Instead of getting on with something useful, managers will be delayed and demoralised by a blizzard of forms to fill in.’
- ‘Dean is authentically awkward, authentically demoralized.’
- ‘The party must re-group and must galvanise its demoralised membership.’
- ‘By most indications, Aidid's supporters were decimated and demoralized the day after the Battle of Mogadishu.’
- ‘Overconfidence in their chances of taking the demoralised Army side proved to be the downfall of the Navy men.’
- ‘Many were killed quickly and the survivors so demoralized that 145 surrendered and were captured.’
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