demoralising in English

cause (someone) to lose confidence or hope; dispirit.
their rejection of the treaty has demoralized the diplomatic community
synonyms: dishearten dispirit deject cast down depress dismay daunt discourage unman unnerve crush shake throw cow subdue break someone's spiritknock the stuffing out of
corrupt the morals of (someone).
It is a perceptive account of life in an occupied city, in which victors and vanquished alike are corrupted and demoralized .

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1. Redundancy can be a demoralising prospect.

2. It was a demoralising blow for Owen.

3. But there have also been demoralising numbers: unemployment is still rising fast, insolvencies are commonplace.

4. So be it. Losing a war is even more demoralising than losing ships or jets.

5. Seeing this jolly fellow side with the North was allegedly very demoralising for the southern forces.

6. For me it was demoralising and I hope it was for the players as well.

7. Such an experience may be demoralising if you're unlucky to get caught up in the tangle.

8. Dumby: Good heavens! How marriage ruins a man. It's as demoralising as cigarettes and far more expensive!

9. Campaigners have argued that mandatory retirement when a person reaches a certain age is demoralising and discriminatory.

10. Few things were more demoralising than to stand uselessly by while other men demonstrated their professional competence.

11. This is a good way of demoralising the team and making sure that they never learn, grow or develop.

12. Most find the start of the week so demoralising that we can't even bear to crack a smile until 16am.

13. Do not set your goals too high or else you will always be failing and there is nothing more demoralising.

14. The link is the growing strain on the world"s sole superpower. America is locked into a draining and demoralising war."

15. Do not set your goals too high or else you will always be failing and there is nothing more demoralising.

16. The regular entrance of thirty-five dollars a week to one who has endured scant allowances for several years is a demoralising thing.

17. Arsenal go into the game on the back of demoralising defeats to Chelsea and Manchester United - and Benitez is wary of a backlash.

18. GUANGZHOU, China: Japan and North Korea put China and South Korea to the sword at the Asian Games on Monday, inflicting demoralising defeats as the football tournament kicked into gear.

19. They will look for a suitable ship to attack if you don't specify your own target and then crash right into it causing heavy damage and demoralising the enemy.

20. For Ferguson to devise this team and his goalkeeper, Ben Amos, to go through the match without getting a scuff of mud on his kit demonstrates what a demoralising night it was for Leeds.