HyperDic: demoralise

English > 2 senses of the word demoralise:
VERBsocialdemoralise, corrupt, pervert, subvert, demoralize, debauch, debase, profane, vitiate, deprave, misdirectcorrupt morally or by intemperance or sensuality
emotiondemoralise, depress, deject, cast down, get down, dismay, dispirit, demoralizelower someone's spirits
English > demoralise: 2 senses > verb 1, social
Meaningcorrupt morally or by intemperance or sensuality.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
Synonymscorrupt, pervert, subvert, demoralize, debauch, debase, profane, vitiate, deprave, misdirect
Narrowerbastardize, bastardisechange something so that its value declines
infectCorrupt with ideas or an ideology / ideology
lead off, lead astrayteach immoral behavior to
poisonspoil as if by poison
sensualize, sensualise, carnalize, carnalisedebase through carnal gratification
subornincite to commit a crime or an evil deed
Broaderchange, alter, modifyCause to change
Spanishcorromper, depravar, desmoralizar, desviar, envilecer, pervertir, profanar, solo miembro embrujar, subvertir, viciar
Catalancorrompre, pervertir
Nounsdemoralisationdestroying the moral basis for a doctrine or policy
English > demoralise: 2 senses > verb 2, emotion
Meaninglower someone's spirits; make downhearted.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
Synonymsdepress, deject, cast down, get down, dismay, dispirit, demoralize
Narrowerchilldepress or discourage
Broaderdiscouragedeprive of courage or hope
Oppositeelate, lift up, uplift, pick up, intoxicateFill with high spirits
Spanishabatir, deprimir, desalentar, desanimar, desmoralizar, espantar
Catalanabatre, deprimir, desanimar, descoratjar, desmoralitzar
Nounsdemoralisationdepression resulting from an undermining of your morale

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