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demoralized

adjective (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 demoralization (UK usually demoralisation)     /dɪˌmɒr.əl.aɪˈzeɪ.ʃən/ US  /-ˌmɔːr-/ noun [U] demoralizing (UK usually demoralising)     /-laɪ.zɪŋ/ adjective Being out of work for a long time is very demoralizing.Saddening, shocking and upsetting
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