Synonyms and Antonyms of demoralization

  1. 1 a sinking to a state of low moral standards and behavior a general state of demoralization prevailed at every level of the government Synonyms abjection, corruptness, debasement, debauchery, decadence, decadency, degeneracy, degenerateness, degeneration, degradation, corruption, depravity, dissipatedness, dissipation, dissoluteness, libertinage, libertinism, perversion, pervertedness, rakishness, turpitudeRelated Words evil, immorality, sinfulness, villainy, wickedness; filth, gangrene, rot, squalorNear Antonyms goodness, morality, righteousness, virtue

  2. 2 the state of being discouraged the officers struggled to combat the demoralization of the troops as their tour of duty grew longer Synonyms discouragement, despair, despondency, disheartenment, dismay, dispiritednessRelated Words blues, dejection, depression, dumps, gloom, melancholy, mopes; defeatism, pessimism, resignationNear Antonyms optimism, sanguinityAntonyms encouragement

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