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demoralization


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  demoralization 
  n  1:  destroying  the  moral  basis  for  a  doctrine  or  policy 
  2:  a  state  of  disorder  and  confusion;  "his  inconsistency 
  resulted  in  the  demoralization  of  his  staff" 
  3:  depression  resulting  from  an  undermining  of  your  morale 




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