Usage examples for demoralization

  1. But this danger, however great it may be, seems to me less to be dreaded than the widespread demoralization. – The Firm of Nucingen by Honore de Balzac
  2. When, as the horse moved on, she slid an arm around his waist his demoralization was full and complete. – The Mystery of The Barranca by Herman Whitaker
  3. In the judgment of the most competent experts of the Treasury Department and the Department of Commerce and Labor it was wholly unnecessary for the due collection of the customs revenues, and the attempt to defend it merely illustrates the demoralization which naturally follows from a long continued course of reliance upon such methods. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  4. It resulted from information given by the colonel that when the King of Naples arrived, the city, which had been in a state of complete demoralization, now felt that its only hope was in the Emperor's arrival. – The Project Gutenberg Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton
  5. Seeing him thus, in the midst of the general demoralization, as elaborately attired as if for parade, the Emperor said: My general, you are a brave man! – The Simple Life by Charles Wagner
  6. The terms had to satisfy official interests so as not to provoke official disunion, and yet they had to meet popular conceptions so as to prevent the spread of demoralization. – Public Opinion by Walter Lippmann
  7. It is the school of demoralization. – The George Sand-Gustave Flaubert Letters by George Sand, Gustave Flaubert Translated by A.L. McKensie
  8. The Civil War did spell demoralization and economic ruin for the South, but for the North it gave a great dynamic impetus to trade, transportation and industry- an impetus, strangely enough, that was so great that the new industries and enterprises which had grown up were able to absorb with little shock the million men set free from the Northern armies when the great struggle was over. – The Value of Money by Benjamin M. Anderson, Jr.
  9. Perhaps in this particular point lies their saving influence against nerves and moodiness and the demoralization of " giving way." – The Education of Catholic Girls by Janet Erskine Stuart
  10. In that minute of demoralization the Grays had their chance, but only for a minute. – The Last Shot by Frederick Palmer
  11. There had been an equal unrest when the ship first sailed; people had first come aboard in the demoralization of severing their ties with home, and they shrank from forming others. – Their Silver Wedding Journey by William Dean Howells
  12. Madness in Court The demoralization did not spare the Law Courts. – Heartbreak House by George Bernard Shaw
  13. What money, what gain, can ever compensate for the demoralization of our child? – Bred in the Bone by James Payn
  14. Almost every one of them had found out some detail of Bagnolet's life, some more, some less, according to the degree of honesty or demoralization which Bagnolet thought he discovered in them. – The Clique of Gold by Emile Gaboriau
  15. This ruin would better be attributed to the general demoralization of the times than to any definite policy. – The Old Franciscan Missions Of California by George Wharton James
  16. Awful indeed is the prevalence of the social vice in the native community itself; but the English Army spreads the demoralization in a most disgraceful way. – India’s Problem Krishna or Christ by John P. Jones
  17. Round him were unmistakable signs of demoralization. – The Stolen Singer by Martha Idell Fletcher Bellinger
  18. Everything depends on the state of his nerves and the degree of demoralization to which he is reduced. – The Eight Strokes of the Clock by Maurice Le Blanc
  19. The textile industry had not only transformed great centers of New England into an American Lancashire, but the Southern States, recovering from the demoralization of the Civil War, had begun to spin their own cotton and to send the finished product to all parts of the world. – Modern American Prose Selections by Various