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Synonyms for demoralization

destroying the moral basis for a doctrine or policy

a state of disorder and confusion

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depression resulting from an undermining of your morale

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He further said that in light of the problems encountered by SSS members, the executive branch should immediately undertake appropriate administrative actions against the inefficiencies and neglect of duties, and identify those responsible to prevent the demoralization of the hardworking members of the agency.
The effects of demoralization were greatest among children with higher levels of prenatal exposure to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH) in air pollution.
The study by researchers at the Columbia Center for Children's Environmental Health at the Mailman School of Public Health reports that maternal demoralization, a measure of psychological distress capable of affecting a mother's ability to cope with stressful situations, was linked with a number of behavioural problems, including anxiety, depression, attention problems, rule-breaking, externalizing problems, and aggressive behaviour.
Our ambitions and constructive ideas have been destroyed by the demoralization we faced from the ministries of higher education, health and labor," said a graduate who did not want to be identified.
The People's Party is to blame for such politicization and demoralization of the rule of law in Latvia.
This terrorist act directed to destabilization of the situation in the country and demoralization of society.
Tenet took over the agency during a time of demoralization and became its greatest champion, cheerleader, and advocate.
What the vote has accomplished is the unwarranted demoralization and demonization of Swiss Muslims.
To abandon all amenities is to court demoralization.
a system that does not overthrow existing political arrangements but parasitically occupies and empties them of efficacy: that has no need of charismatic leadership, collective mobilization, or compulsory fervor but operates through individual privatization, demoralization, and uncertainty.
Hopelessness, demoralization and suicidal behaviour: the backdrop to welfare reform in Australia.
Assessment of an elderly person, then, should include consideration of depression, as well as cognitive function, demoralization, paranoia, substance abuse, psychopathology, personality, environment, social context, and suicide risk.
I am resigning my position as a commissioner because I can no longer, in good conscience, be part of such a demoralization," she wrote to the mayor.
5-MILLION payout to Maher Arar isn't the money, it's the demoralization of Canada's police and security services, and the wild encouragement given to any accused terrorist to wage legal and political war against Canada.
From this sociologic approach, the physician loss of status is the etiology of the physician demoralization problem, and ultimately, will prevent the higher levels of functioning necessary to be "actualized.