Demoralization
Demoralization De*mor`al*i*za"tion, n. [Cf. F. d['e]moralisation.] The act of corrupting or subverting morals. Especially: The act of corrupting or subverting discipline, courage, hope, etc., or the state of being corrupted or subverted in discipline, courage, etc.; as, the demoralization of an army or navy. [1913 Webster]

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