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adjective uk (UK usually demoralised)   /dɪˈmɒr.ə.laɪzd/ us    /-ˈmɔːr-/
having lost your confidence, enthusiasm, and hope: After the game, the players were tired and demoralized.Feeling sad and unhappy
noun [U] uk (UK usually demoralisation)   /dɪˌmɒr.əl.aɪˈzeɪ.ʃən/ us    /-ˌmɔːr-/
adjective uk (UK usually demoralising)   /-laɪ.zɪŋ/ us  
Being out of work for a long time is very demoralizing.Saddening, shocking and upsetting
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