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English definition of “soul-destroying”

soul-destroying

adjective   /ˈsəʊl.dɪˌstrɔɪ.ɪŋ/ US  /ˈsoʊl-/ mainly UK
describes a job or other activity that is so boring that it makes you very unhappy: Repetitive work can become soul-destroying after a while.Tedious and uninspiring
(Definition of soul-destroying adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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