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The staff are the most demoralized workforce in British television and are extremely disappointed at the way the company has been run down.
She tells of knowing Native Americans demoralized by the accumulation of legal, economic, and personal problems.
The market is not in a state of paralysis -- there is definite activity in various niches -- but it has been demoralized by the listless stock market, economic uncertainty and negative ripple effects from Manhattan.
According to the 1996 Task Force on Presidential Appointments, the appointment process has discouraged and demoralized qualified and talented candidates.
In trying to micromanage thousands of facilities nationwide from HCFA headquarters in Washington, HCFA simply expects too much, both of itself and of those hardworking, caring, but often (when it comes to paperwork) hapless, uninterested, unschooled, overwhelmed, resentful, demoralized and confused people it regulates.
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.