demoralised demoralised


  • (adj) made less hopeful or enthusiastic


  1. Rugby-All Blacks deadline looms large for new coach McKenzie

    By Ian Ransom MELBOURNE, July 10 (Reuters) - Ewen McKenzie won plaudits for transforming the Queensland Reds from cellar-dwellars into Super Rugby champions within two years, but has only six weeks to revive a demoralised Australia ahead of their first Rugby Championship clash with New Zealand. The Wallabies that crashed to an insipid 41-16 defeat in Saturday's series-decider against the British ...
    on July 10, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  2. Rugby-McKenzie charged with shaking up limp Wallabies

    By Ian Ransom MELBOURNE, July 9 (Reuters) - Ewen McKenzie's role as head coach of Australia does not involve carrying around a big stick to whip an ill-disciplined and demoralised Wallabies team into shape, the former test prop said upon his appointment on Tuesday. But with a clash against bitter rivals New Zealand just six weeks away, most rugby fans Down Under would care to disagree. McKenzie ...
    on July 9, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! Sports


  1. "The team will continue to develop further," said striker Miroslav Klose. "This defeat has put a dent in our spirit but we are not demoralised. This team played a great tournament and will only become better."
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Miroslav Klose Source: Peace FM Online

  2. "I don't know what led to his idea, the need to destroy the very thing that he worshipped, but that's certainly what's going on here. You have a demoralised boy, a boy who's subject to humiliation, and in his quiet hours has this lust for the Jesse...
    on Oct 15, 2007 By: Brad Pitt Source: Sydney Morning Herald

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repudiate repudiate
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