Definition of Demoralization

1. Noun. Destroying the moral basis for a doctrine or policy.

Exact synonyms: Demoralisation
Generic synonyms: Debasement, Degradation
Derivative terms: Demoralise, Demoralize



2. Noun. A state of disorder and confusion. "His inconsistency resulted in the demoralization of his staff"
Exact synonyms: Demoralisation
Generic synonyms: Confusion
Derivative terms: Demoralize

3. Noun. Depression resulting from an undermining of your morale.
Exact synonyms: Demoralisation
Generic synonyms: Depression
Derivative terms: Demoralise, Demoralize

Definition of Demoralization

1. n. The act of corrupting or subverting morals. Especially: The act of corrupting or subverting discipline, courage, hope, etc., or the state of being corrupted or subverted in discipline, courage, etc.; as, the demoralization of an army or navy.

Definition of Demoralization

1. Noun. The act of corrupting or subverting morale. Especially: The act of corrupting or subverting discipline, courage, hope, etc., or the state of being corrupted or subverted in discipline, courage, etc.; as, the demoralization of an army or navy. ¹

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Definition of Demoralization

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Demoralization

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Literary usage of Demoralization

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1. Individual Training in Our Colleges by Clarence Frank Birdseye (1907)
"demoralization from lack of system. Advantages of small educational units. men ... The lack of system breeds demoralization. demoralization, unless sternly ..."

2. The Polish Peasant in Europe and America; Monograph of an Immigrant Group by William Isaac Thomas, Florian Znaniecki (1920)
"CHAPTER I demoralization demoralization is the decay of the personal life-organization of an individual member of a social group.1 When studying the ..."

3. The British Controversialist and Literary Magazine (1864)
"WE cannot say that civilization necessitates demoralization without affirming also that it necessitates morality, since without tho agency of civilization ..."

4. Publications by English Dialect Society (1850)
"as to a necessity for some strong hand to correct or alter the disorderly condition of society attested by the existence of such demoralization, ..."

5. The Theological and Literary Journal (1859)
"That is, they proposed first to sink the young of a generation by an infidel training to such a depth of demoralization, that they would be prepared to ..."

6. Southern History of the War by Edward Alfred Pollard (1866)
"How Lee was surrounded.—SURRENDER OF TUB ARMY OF NORTHERN VIRGINIA.—A frightful demoralization of the army.—Mure than two-thirds of the men deserted. ..."

7. Reconstruction, Political and Economic, 1865-1877 by William Archibald Dunning (1907)
"CHAPTER XIII POLITICAL AND SOCIAL demoralization IN THE SOUTH (1870-1873) THE disastrous collapse of the Liberal movement brought ..."

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