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Synonyms for demoralize
dɪˈmɔr əˌlaɪz, -ˈmɒr-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. corrupt, pervert, subvert, demoralize, demoralise, debauch, debase, profane, vitiate, deprave, misdirect(verb)

    corrupt morally or by intemperance or sensuality

    "debauch the young people with wine and women"; "Socrates was accused of corrupting young men"; "Do school counselors subvert young children?"; "corrupt the morals"

    Synonyms:
    subvert, bring down, mislead, overthrow, alloy, misguide, twist, impair, misaddress, abuse, deflower, demoralise, cloud, misdirect, weaken, get down, debase, counteract, sully, convolute, vitiate, profane, deject, lead astray, defile, desecrate, sophisticate, sabotage, load, countermine, mar, taint, overturn, stretch, invalidate, deprave, adulterate, dilute, twist around, undermine, buy, violate, grease one's palms, outrage, cast down, void, dispirit, depress, bribe, misuse, pervert, dismay, debauch, spoil, corrupt

  2. depress, deject, cast down, get down, dismay, dispirit, demoralize, demoralise(verb)

    lower someone's spirits; make downhearted

    "These news depressed her"; "The bad state of her child's health demoralizes her"

    Synonyms:
    start, write down, unhorse, bring down, set about, get, begin, get off, deprave, lower, demoralise, commence, misdirect, dispirit, get down, debase, dismay, profane, appal, swallow, horrify, alarm, subvert, vitiate, take down, set down, dismount, put down, press down, let down, cast down, debauch, appall, depress, deject, pervert, start out, light, corrupt, set out

  3. demoralize(verb)

    confuse or put into disorder

    "the boss's behavior demoralized everyone in the office"

    Synonyms:
    pervert, debase, debauch, misdirect, depress, demoralise, corrupt, dispirit, get down, cast down, profane, deject, vitiate, subvert, dismay, deprave

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. demoralize(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    corrupt, deprave, vitiate, deprive of moral principle

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. demoralize(v)

    Synonyms:
    deprave, debase, corrupt, vitiate

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "demoralize":

    demoralise

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  1. Maribel Garcia:

    Michael Jackson tweeted on March 26. The controversy over the condition of the elephant has gone all the way to Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro. The socialist leader said that Ruperta’s condition is due to old age and that the claim that she is underfed is a conspiracy driven by enemies of the state trying to demoralize the country and, especially, children. Ruperta is 46 years old, middle aged for an African elephant that typically live to age 65 or 70. Maribel Garcia, the animal rights activist who first sounded the alarms on Ruperta’s health, told Fox News that for too long the elephant had been eating just pumpkins and some grass. The elephant should be weighing 7 tons, Maribel Garcia explained, but Maribel Garcia is currently at just 4. Elephants feed on carrots, grass, vegetables, fruits and bamboo leaves, we believe that the diet of just pumpkins and the absence of her veterinarian who has treated her for more than 10 years influenced the elephant to be in that state.

  2. Air Chief Marshal:

    They are asking for proof of our strikes on terrorist training camps, i want to ask the Rahul Gandhi Congress and its allies : Why are they trying to demoralize our forces ?

  3. Emeasoba George:

    Life's challenges are not meant to demoralize you. Rather, they are meant to toughen you in order for you to become stronger and eventually to discover who you are meant to be (truly). ~Emeasoba George

  4. Abigail Adams:

    History is not a web woven with innocent hands. Among all the causes which degrade and demoralize men, power is the most constant and most active.

  5. Adam Eidinger:

    This is a big issue and if you are going to overturn an election, you are going to demoralize young Democrats across the country, this isn't some bill that can be butchered behind closed doors.

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