Definition of Demoralising

1. Adjective. Destructive of morale and self-reliance.

Exact synonyms: Demoralizing, Disheartening, Dispiriting
Similar to: Discouraging



Definition of Demoralising

1. Verb. (present participle of demoralise) ¹

2. Adjective. disheartening ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Demoralising

demonstratorships
demonstratory
demonym
demonymic
demonyms
demoparties
demoparty
demophile
demophiles
demorage
demorages
demoralisation
demoralise
demoralised
demoralises
demoralising (current term)
demoralisingly
demoralization
demoralizations
demoralize
demoralized
demoralizer
demoralizers
demoralizes
demoralizing
demoralizingly
demorphinization
demos
demosaic
demosaiced

Literary usage of Demoralising

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1. Church and State: Their Relations Historically Developed by Friedrich Heinrich Geffcken (1877)
"... Legislation—Immunities of the Clergy—Endowment of the Church—Her Criminal and Civil Jurisdiction—demoralising Effects of State-Patronage — Constantino ..."

2. The Reign of Law by George Douglas Campbell Argyll (1873)
"... mills were now generally worked, not by water, but by steam—that Apprentices had been given up, but that :he same exhausting and demoralising labour, ..."

3. Newfoundland: the Oldest British Colony: Its History, Its Present Condition by Moses Harvey, Joseph Hatton (1883)
"demoralising systems of pauper relief—Proposed confederation of Newfoundland and ... The effect was most demoralising. Many persons who could have made some ..."

4. Manual of Political Ethics by Francis Lieber (1838)
"demoralising eflect of a Politically Debased Society upon the Individual.—Political Ethics especially important in Free Countries. ..."

5. A History of Crime in England: Illustrating the Changes of the Laws in the by Luke Owen Pike (1873)
"Of the two methods of trial perhaps the ordeal was the less demoralising to the laity. To them (whatever may have been its effect upon the clergy) it r was ..."

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