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Hope is running out like sand in an egg timer after demoralising defeats.
By all means castigate the PM if he is guilty of causing offence to NHS Wales workers, but the Labour Party in Wales should be even-handed in its criticism and also look within its own ranks at their own demoralising agents.
It is difficult enough for residents to get together but it is demoralising when you get treated as though what you say doesn't matter.
Rangers fell to a demoralising Champions League defeat to Sevilla after a second half collapse at Ibrox.
Davies said: "If we keep losing it will be very detrimental to the young players, it can be demoralising. But there is no other alternative now."
That disappointing run coincides with an equally demoralising sequence of results from the team, whose 20-run loss to India on Friday was their sixth on the trot.
Mr Khan, who himself chose to stay away from Tuesday's National AssemAbly session in which all opposition parties voted in favour of a Pakistan Peoples Party bill seeking to restore the bar on a disqualified person from holding party office, took to Twitter in the evening and termed the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz success a 'terrible and demoralising message' to the nation.
Losing in the League Cup, Scottish Cup and Premiership to an aggregate score of 9-0, Spittal admits the past week has been a demoralising experience.
Hull's skipper says it would be too demoralising, and knows his side will have to get their defensive act together when the Premier League champions land at the KC Stadium today, or risk getting taken apart.
Reacting to Modi's comments, senior BJP leader Rameshwar Chaurasia on Monday said that every member of the BJP possesses the qualities to become the Prime Minister of the country, and that Modi should refrain from making such "demoralising" statements.
After our demoralising UEFA Cup exit we need to lift our heads, go out fighting and try to regain some much-needed respect, showing the fans that we could still achieve something come the end of the season.
Sheila Peacock, honorary secretary of the Birmingham branch of the AUT, said: 'It is extremely demoralising for us to be subjected to these threats by the university.