HyperDic: demoralize

English > 3 senses of the word demoralize:
VERBsocialdemoralize, corrupt, pervert, subvert, demoralise, debauch, debase, profane, vitiate, deprave, misdirectcorrupt morally or by intemperance or sensuality
emotiondemoralize, depress, deject, cast down, get down, dismay, dispirit, demoraliselower someone's spirits
cognitiondemoralizeconfuse or put into disorder
demoralize > pronunciation
Soundsdihmao'rahlay.z
Rhymesactualize ... womanize: 266 rhymes with ayz...
English > demoralize: 3 senses > verb 1, social
Meaningcorrupt morally or by intemperance or sensuality.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
Synonymscorrupt, pervert, subvert, demoralise, 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
Nounsdemoralizationdestroying the moral basis for a doctrine or policy
English > demoralize: 3 senses > verb 2, emotion
Meaninglower someone's spirits; make downhearted.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
ModelThe bad news will demoralize him
Example "The bad state of her child's health demoralizes her"
Synonymsdepress, deject, cast down, get down, dismay, dispirit, demoralise
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
Nounsdemoralizationdepression resulting from an undermining of your morale
English > demoralize: 3 senses > verb 3, cognition
Meaningconfuse or put into disorder.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
Example"the boss's behavior demoralized everyone in the office"
Broaderconfuse, throw, fox, befuddle, fuddle, bedevil, confound, discombobulateBe confusing / confusing or perplexing to
Spanishdesmoralizar
Nounsdemoralizationa state of disorder and confusion

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