demoralised

[ UK /dɪmˈɒɹəlˌa‍ɪzd/ ]
ADJECTIVE
  1. made less hopeful or enthusiastic
    the disheartened instructor tried vainly to arouse their interest
    felt discouraged by the magnitude of the problem
    desperate demoralized people looking for work
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How To Use demoralised In A Sentence

  • This was further compounded by the fact that Victorian children moved up to twenty corves per day, whilst being sick, malnourished and demoralised in many cases.
  • Mr Papandreou's Pasok, embittered and demoralised, remains unable to evolve from unreconstructed popularism and anti-right rhetoric.
  • Think of the thousands and millions that are being demoralized by games of chance, by marbles -- when they play for keeps -- by billiards and croquet, by fox and geese, authors, halma, tiddledywinks and pigs in clover. The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Volume VIII. Interviews
  • ‘People are very demoralized and unhappy,’ a former administration official said.
  • Many opponents of the war were demoralised.
  • In becoming that figure, he also brought out the essential weakness of official Unionism, its demoralised passivity, its sentimental traditionalism, its dearth of ideas, its hangdog lack of creative energy.
  • But, privately, he confided to friends that he was demoralized, even tempted to quit.
  • They performed in a responsible manner, and toward the defeated, demoralized Germans they were sensitive, caring and compassionate.
  • Producers demoralised by the lack of enthusiasm for hard news are looking to jump ship. Times, Sunday Times
  • The troops were thoroughly demoralized by this set - back.
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