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Synonyms for demoralised

made less hopeful or enthusiastic

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UNISON regional organiser Jeff Baker said: "Staff are now completely confused and demoralised."
Society is threatened I SYMPATHISE with unhappy tenants about a close and happy community being demoralised by changes beyond their control.
I think if the hospital is sold off, much of the staff will feel very concerned and demoralised. I know if I was an RGN and worked as hard as most have to, I most certainly would feel very angry and demoralised.
Australia ............25 Wales ................23 Sickened Sam Warburton admits he's demoralised after Wales missed out on a win over the Wallabies at the last gasp in Melbourne yesterday.
However, Sen's transfer (she has been promoted to Deputy Inspector General) has demoralised the police force and a large section of senior bureaucrats.
A year ago David Cameron presented himself as the champion of midwives, declaring that they were "overworked and demoralised".
ANORTHUMBERLAND MP has called for closer working between the four high schools in his constituency, saying teachers are "demoralised and demotivated" by current working conditions.
A NORTHUMBERLAND MP has called for closer working between the four high schools in his constituency - saying that teachers are "demoralised and demotivated" by their working conditions.
NORTHERN Soul-inspired SKINT & DEMORALISED, who arrive in the area tonight, is a fusion of spoken word performance poetry and Northern Soul grooves that stems from a musical collaboration between 20-year-old Wakefield wordsmith Matt Abbott (pictured left) and mysterious Sheffield songwriter/producer MiNI dOG.
Gerry Morrisey, general secretary of broadcasting workers' union Bectu, said he would not rule out industrial action against the job losses, adding that ITV staff were the "most demoralised workforce in British television."
Trott's outstanding display during five hours at the crease helped Warwickshire declare on 399 for five to set demoralised Yorkshire an unlikely victory target of 500.
Now look at the rest of the squad - would they be demoralised by the two best players going?
Ricky Ponting and his all-conquering side celebrated Australia Day in style, cruising to a 73-run victory over a demoralised West Indies in a one-sided contest at the Adelaide Oval.
Health workers, including cleaners and clerical staff, were feeling demoralised because their jobs were being threatened by false 'stereotyping' from politicians, union leaders warned.
Pakistan should land odds of 2-5 against a poor Zimbabwe outfit but they need a quick win and could get demoralised if things don't go their way from the off.