destroy confidence

See: discourage
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
It goes bust - an event that would send shock waves across global markets, destroy confidence in the single currency, and mean that the Greeks would be forced out of the euro and would have to revert to their drachma, or similar.
In a privilege speech, Cayetano lamented how some people used the term 'extrajudicial killings' loosely to destroy confidence in the Philippine National Police and the administration of President Rodrigo Duterte.
The "Lucy" actor believes that " Terrorism tries to collapse societies through threats that destroy confidence and courage and faith in the social fabric," adding that it uses "hate" as a way of leading a society to "self-implode.
What is clear is that it was intended to discredit the government, destroy confidence and make tourists scared and not travel to Thailand," he told reporters.
Sensible tests would lead a child on from easier to harder questions and build, not destroy confidence.
We want to warn councilors that we will never allow this decay to destroy confidence that people have in this democratic government.
It may be that negative studies, paradoxically, reinforce rather than destroy confidence.
At the extreme, the lack of executive presence can sink a leader, cause others to question his or her judgment and destroy confidence in his or her ability to lead.
It doesn't take very much to destroy confidence, but it takes an awful lot to build it back,'' says Ian Bright, senior economist at ING, a global bank based in Amsterdam.
The reports published on these websites are deceitful and aim to destroy confidence in the stability and safety of the country's economy," the statement added.
Around half of all 80-year olds will experience a fall in a given year, and as well as the obvious risk of serious injuries, or even death in some cases, a fall can also destroy confidence, increase isolation and reduce independence.
In line with its past actions, Veritas is working systematically to destroy confidence in Indian capital markets through distorted and sensationalist reports," the spokesperson added.