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  Words related to demoralize

Related / Similar Words: depress, deject, cast down, get down, dismay, dispirit, demoralise, corrupt, pervert, subvert, debauch, debase, profane, vitiate, deprave, misdirect

 

Definition:
  • confuse or put into disorder; "the boss''s behavior demoralized everyone in the office";
  • lower someone''s spirits; make downhearted; "These news depressed her"; "The bad state of her child''s health demoralizes her";
  • corrupt morally or by intemperance or sensuality; "debauch the young people with wine and women"; "Socrates was accused of corrupting young men"; "Do school counselors subvert young children?"; "corrupt the morals";

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    Hyponyms: chill, sensualize, sensualise, carnalize, carnalise, infect, lead off, lead astray, whore, poison, bastardize, bastardise, suborn

     

    Derivational Morphology: demoralization, demoralisation, discouragement, disheartenment, dismay, dejection, sedative, sedative drug, depressant, downer, profanation, degradation, debasement, libertine, debauchee, rounder, violator, debaucher, ravisher, orgy, debauch, debauchery, saturnalia, riot, bacchanal, bacchanalia, drunken revelry, corruption, subversion, pervert, deviant, deviate, degenerate

     

     
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