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A nurse writing about her exodus from long term care lamented that "every state survey was the same: demeaning, demoralizing, and at times downright rude and disrespectful to staff members who loved their residents and who were doing just about anything to promote their well-being.
Maybe we concentrated too much on first, and when we weren't there it was a little demoralizing.
Most Americans have no idea of the extent of the race-based profiling that is carried out by law-enforcement officials, and the demoralizing effect it has on its victims.
The days of Kobe Bryant and Shaquille O'Neal's four-game sweep to a third consecutive world championship seemed like a bygone era as the Lakers suffered a demoralizing 109-103 loss to a Nets team that dressed only eight players.
After struggling with a string of demoralizing one-sided defeats to begin the season, Santa Clarita Christian's girls' basketball team is beginning to take shape under first-year coach Liz deWaalMalefyt.
City Councilman Dennis Zine, a retired LAPD sergeant, said Monday that extending the consent decree beyond 2006 would be costly and demoralizing.
Dijon Thompson, who led UCLA with 18 points, said this was the most demoralizing loss of the season.
Many teachers said using the same testing standards actually hurts special education students by preventing teachers from developing curriculum specific to their needs and demoralizing students.
But the most demoralizing moment was a double steal gimmick play that resulted in Jon Brewster's steal of home to make it 3-0.