Definition of demotivation in US English:

demotivation

noun

  • See demotivate

    • ‘Yet personal demotivation problems aside, how easy is it to look after your place when you live on your own?’
    • ‘Partly that's because I've been ill with the accompanying demotivation that that brings but there's the usual problem of there not, apparently, being anything new happening that I've seen.’
    • ‘He said that after a series of visits to different parts of the province he was particularly struck by the extent of demotivation and disillusionment among members.’
    • ‘Students have a right to decent tuition and recognise that the disparity in pay leads not only to demotivation, but will ultimately force the best lecturers away from the sector.’
    • ‘If the person or organisation whose performance is being measured feels powerless to influence the indicator, inappropriate measurement can also lead to demotivation, dysfunction, and crisis.’