Definition of Demoralise

1. Verb. Corrupt morally or by intemperance or sensuality. "Corrupt the morals"




2. Verb. Lower someone's spirits; make downhearted. "The performance is likely to demoralise Sue"; "The bad state of her child's health demoralizes her"
Exact synonyms: Cast Down, Deject, Demoralize, Depress, Dismay, Dispirit, Get Down
Specialized synonyms: Chill
Generic synonyms: Discourage
Derivative terms: Dejection, Demoralisation, Demoralization, Depressant, Depressant, Dismay
Antonyms: Elate

Definition of Demoralise

1. Verb. (British spelling) (alternative spelling of demoralize) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Demoralise

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demophile
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demoralisation
demoralise (current term)
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demorphinization

Literary usage of Demoralise

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1. Insurance and Crime: A Consideration of the Effects Upon Society of the by Alexander Colin Campbell (1902)
"... FRAUDS—Concluded The Assessment Endowment Craze in Massachusetts—Defect in Law and what it Led to—Wild-cat Schemes Rob and demoralise a Community—Many ..."

2. The Aboriginal Tribes of the Nilgiri Hills by William Ross King (1870)
"... licentiousness, and cupidity, threatening to add to the long list of so-called uncivilised races that the white man has assisted to demoralise. ..."

3. The British Army and Navy Review (1866)
"Your corporal will demoralise the Army of Africa, m'sieu ?" " Eh ? ... He will demoralise it," said Cigarette, with a sagacious shake if her head. ..."

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