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synonyms for demoralizing

  • depressing
  • disappointing
  • discouraging
  • distressing
  • unsettling
  • dispiriting
  • upsetting
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antonyms for demoralizing

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  • encouraging
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How to use demoralizing in a sentence

This is the only book that I know which goes deeply into the corrupting, demoralizing psychology of prison life.
PRISON MEMOIRS OF AN ANARCHISTALEXANDER BERKMAN
There was a scarcity of food and clothing for the Confederates; the cold climate was most uncomfortable and demoralizing for them.
HALLOWED HERITAGE: THE LIFE OF VIRGINIADOROTHY M. TORPEY
The evil of this spirit knew no bounds, and the demoralizing effect it produced was especially apparent at election times.
EAST ANGLIAJ. EWING RITCHIE
The Church shortly discovered an entirely unlooked-for evil, insidious, demoralizing—the political corruption of voters.
THE LEAVEN IN A GREAT CITYLILLIAN WILLIAM BETTS
The statement that the public schools are demoralizing must be true, if true at all, for one of three reasons.
THOUGHTS ON EDUCATIONAL TOPICS AND INSTITUTIONSGEORGE S. BOUTWELL
They recalled the scenes of those terrible demoralizing days,—how McClellan kept out of harm's way.
THE BOYS OF '61CHARLES CARLETON COFFIN.
I can't spend it out here; can't even tip the servants at the hotel without everlastingly demoralizing them.
THE WRECKERSFRANCIS LYNDE
But at all events there was nothing which the veriest Cato could denounce as demoralizing.
MYSTIC LONDON:CHARLES MAURICE DAVIES
The non-observance of either of these two points produces a demoralizing effect.
WANTED, A YOUNG WOMAN TO DO HOUSEWORKC. HELENE BARKER
Perhaps it has a basis in6 physical weakness,—perhaps simply inaction: inaction which is so demoralizing.
THE WASTED GENERATIONOWEN JOHNSON
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WORDS RELATED TO DEMORALIZING

  • contaminating
  • contaminative
  • corrupted
  • corrupting
  • demoralizing
  • perversive
  • coercion
  • cowing
  • daunting
  • demoralizing
  • frightening
  • scare tactics
  • threatening
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