demoralize Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"demoralize" in British English

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demoralizeverb [T]

(UK usually demoralise) uk   /dɪˈmɒr.ə.laɪz/  us   /-ˈmɔːr-/
to make someone or something ​feel much less ​confident: Losing several ​games in a ​row had ​completely demoralized the ​team.
(Definition of demoralize from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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demoralizeverb [T]

 us   /dɪˈmɔr·əˌlɑɪz, di-, -ˈmɑr-/
to ​weaken the ​confidence of someone: The ​team was ​tired and ​thoroughly demoralized.
(Definition of demoralize from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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