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English definition of “demoralize”

demoralize

verb [T] (UK usually demoralise)     /dɪˈmɒr.ə.laɪz/ US  /-ˈmɔːr-/
to make someone or something feel much less confident: Losing several matches in succession had completely demoralized the team.Making people sad, shocked and upset
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