demoralising


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Related to demoralising: disentanglement, enlivening, unwaveringly
  • adj

Synonyms for demoralising

destructive of morale and self-reliance

References in classic literature ?
But still it is very bad, and wrong, and demoralising.
SIR - The Prime Minister stands accused by the chief executive of the Royal College of Nurses of demoralising NHS Wales staff by his adverse comments, while Owen Smith, the Shadow Welsh Secretary says they "should be applauded, not abused" (WM February 26).
Whatmore, who coached Sri Lanka to World Cup victory in 1996, said such reports were aimed at demoralising the team.
I just want to make it clear to him that he should not make such demoralising statements.
It is difficult enough for residents to get together but it is demoralising when you get treated as though what you say doesn't matter.
Summary: Rangers fall to a demoralising Champions League defeat to Sevilla after a second-half collapse at Ibrox.
MIDFIELDER Simon Davies insists Wales cannot afford any more demoralising results in their all-but doomed Euro 2008 quest.
It can be demoralising when they keep winning, but we have to keep the faith.
Bootle Labour MP Joe Benton said: ``It must stand as one of the most demoralising statements by any leader of any party ever.
I had one decent hole on a very demoralising day,' he said.
Jean Hart, headteacher of Throston Primary School, in Hartlepool, said: "These tables do not help teachers assess children and are very damaging to children and demoralising to staff.
As for the NHS foot soldiers, the junior doctors and nurses, there's no question that a low star rating is demoralising.