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demoralize

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdemoralizede‧mor‧al‧ize (also demoralise British English) /dɪˈmɒrəlaɪz $ dɪˈmɔː-, dɪˈmɑː-/ verb [transitive]  CONFIDENTto reduce or destroy someone’s courage or confidence The illness demoralized him and recovery took several weeks.demoralized adjective The refugees were cold, hungry, and demoralized.demoralizing adjective the demoralizing effects of unemploymentdemoralization /dɪˌmɒrəlaɪˈzeɪʃən $ -ˌmɔːrələ-, -ˌmɑː-/ noun [uncountable]→ See Verb table
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demoralizeGibson's home run demoralized the Astros.A clear understanding of this dilemma does not demoralize the masses.
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Verb table
demoralize
Simple Form
Present
theydemoralize
itdemoralizes
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Past
it, theydemoralized
Present perfect
theyhave demoralized
ithas demoralized
Past perfect
it, theyhad demoralized
Future
it, theywill demoralize
Future perfect
it, theywill have demoralized
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Continuous Form
Present
theyare demoralizing
itis demoralizing
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Past
theywere demoralizing
itwas demoralizing
Present perfect
theyhave been demoralizing
ithas been demoralizing
Past perfect
it, theyhad been demoralizing
Future
it, theywill be demoralizing
Future perfect
it, theywill have been demoralizing
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