Demoralizing and Encouraging


Demoralizing adjective - Destructive of morale and self-reliance.
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Encouraging is an antonym for demoralizing in disheartening topic.


Encouraging adjective - Making one feel good inside.
Usage example: the encouraging story of a young girl who overcame great social and physical obstacles to become an outstanding athlete

Demoralizing is an antonym for encouraging.

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  • If nothing else, the belief that Right Makes Might could make it happen by encouraging the heroes or demoralizing the villains.
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