demoralizing :

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di maw ruh lahy zing

  • v  corrupt morally or by intemperance or sensuality
  • v  lower someone's spirits; make downhearted
  • v  confuse or put into disorder
  • s  destructive of morale and self-reliance

  • But they weren't the demoralizing ones.
  • It is not just what Boston's Bernard Cardinal Law called "a tragic error" but a spiritual and financial body blow to church authority as well, demoralizing to every man who wears a .
  • He can't seem to decide whether to run as a maverick and risk demoralizing a GOP base that already mistrusts him or run as a conservative and risk alienating swing voters who .
News & Articles

  • One strike from victory, Beavers now have no room for error
    CORVALLIS -- Oregon State is up against it now. One strike from closing out a first-game victory over Kansas State in a best-of-three super regional, the Beavers find themselves one game from elimination in their quest to make the College World Series. After its demoralizing 6-2, 10-inning loss Saturday at Goss Stadium, Oregon State enters Sunday's 7 p.m. game needing to beat the Wildcats two ...
    June 10, 2013 - Portland Tribune

  • Flip Saunders in Seattle Post Intelligencer
    It's tough to shoot 70 percent with no one guarding you in an empty gym, much less doing it in that kind of pressure situation,Saunders said. "Having a team shooting like that is demoralizing."
  • Steve Squyres in
    It's very demoralizing for the team,said Squyres of the shutdown.
  • Alexander Peya in International Herald Tribune
    I felt very good on court and was playing really well in my own service games,Peya said. "But I couldn't find an answer to his strong serves. If you don't get any chance, it is quite demoralizing."

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