demoralise

Definitions of demoralise
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v lower someone's spirits; make downhearted

Synonyms:
cast down, deject, demoralize, depress, dismay, dispirit, get down
Antonyms:
elate, intoxicate, lift up, pick up, uplift
fill with high spirits; fill with optimism
Types:
chill
depress or discourage
Type of:
discourage
deprive of courage or hope; take away hope from; cause to feel discouraged

v corrupt morally or by intemperance or sensuality

Synonyms:
corrupt, debase, debauch, demoralize, deprave, misdirect, pervert, profane, subvert, vitiate
Types:
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carnalise, carnalize, sensualise, sensualize
debase through carnal gratification
infect
corrupt with ideas or an ideology
lead astray, lead off
teach immoral behavior to
poison
spoil as if by poison
bastardise, bastardize
change something so that its value declines; for example, art forms
suborn
incite to commit a crime or an evil deed
Type of:
alter, change, modify
cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

v confuse or put into disorder

Synonyms:
demoralize
Type of:
bedevil, befuddle, confound, confuse, discombobulate, fox, fuddle, throw
be confusing or perplexing to; cause to be unable to think clearly

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