Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus.
Related to demoralized: presumptuous, unequivocally
References in periodicals archive ?
The staff are the most demoralized workforce in British television and are extremely disappointed at the way the company has been run down.
If we succeed, we will better serve the public interest and bequeath to our successors a profession strengthened, ennobled and invigorated rather than enervated, demoralized and diminished.
By getting you to accept defeat before the contest is truly decided, you become demoralized and will often surrender, never knowing how close you were to victory.
Thus in a single painting, Types of Homosexual 1942 (1997), we see what appears to be a detail of antique wallpaper overlaid with a list of '40s sociological classifications for gay men, including "The Demoralized Married Man" and "The Ship's Queer," as well as diagrams of men's underwear.
The situation demoralized the 5,000 villagers, who were already deeply divided along clan lines.
Well-fed at the front, soldiers were often demoralized by the conditions they saw and experienced at home and, in effect, felt stabbed in the back by a government which failed to take care of their families.
Others, though, are more alienated and demoralized than that.
It helps fill the information gap created by supervisors too busy or too demoralized themselves to communicate to their subordinates.
Social victims may be collectively entitled, but they are all too often individually demoralized.
The two incidents have demoralized the nation: one is release of Raymond Davis and other is Abbottabad operation which badly hurt the countrys image and dignity, he said.