adverb see demoralize

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • demoralizingly — adverb In a demoralizing manner …   Wiktionary

  • demoralizingly — …   Useful english dictionary

  • demoralize — transitive verb Date: circa 1793 1. to corrupt the morals of 2. a. to weaken the morale of ; discourage, dispirit b. to upset or destroy the normal functioning of c. to throw into disorder • demoralization noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • demoralize — demoralization, n. demoralizer, n. demoralizingly, adv. /di mawr euh luyz , mor /, v.t., demoralized, demoralizing. 1. to deprive (a person or persons) of spirit, courage, discipline, etc.; destroy the morale of: The continuous barrage… …   Universalium

  • demoralize — or demoralise verb 1》 cause to lose confidence or hope. 2》 archaic corrupt the morals of. Derivatives demoralization noun demoralized adjective demoralizing adjective demoralizingly adverb Origin …   English new terms dictionary

  • demoralize — (also ise) 1 destroy (a person s) morale; make hopeless. 2 archaic corrupt (a person s) morals. Derivatives: demoralization n. demoralizing adj. demoralizingly adv. Etymology: F deacutemoraliser (as DE , MORAL) …   Useful english dictionary

  • de|mor|al|iz|ing|ly — «dih MR uh LY zihng lee, MOR », adverb. in a demoralizing manner; so as to demoralize: »A British officer had infiltrated into Ludendorff s staff and played demoralizingly on his mind (London Times) …   Useful english dictionary

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