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Noun: demoralisation  di,mor-u-lu'zey-shun [N. Amer], di,mó-ru-lI'zey-shun [Brit]
Usage: Brit (N. Amer: demoralization)
  1. A state of disorder and confusion
    "his inconsistency resulted in the demoralisation of his staff";
    - demoralization
  2. Depression resulting from an undermining of your morale
    - demoralization
  3. Destroying the moral basis for a doctrine or policy
    - demoralization

Derived forms: demoralisations

Type of: confusion, debasement, degradation, depression

Encyclopedia: Demoralisation