dispirit definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • to reduce in or deprive of spirit; dishearten. See Synonyms at discourage.
    • To deprive of cheerful spirits; to depress the spirits of; to dishearten; to discourage.
    • To distill or infuse the spirit of.
    • to lessen in or deprive of spirit; dishearten. See Synonyms at discourage.
    • To rob of cheerful spirits; to depress the spirits of; to dishearten; to discourage.
    • To distill or infuse the nature of.
  • verb:
    • Lower the morale of; make despondent; dishearten.
    • reduced somebody's spirits; make downhearted
    • Lower the morale of; make despondent; dishearten.
    • reduced somebody's spirits; make downhearted
  • others:
    • To depress the spirits of; deprive of nerve; discourage; dishearten; deject; cast down.
    • To exhaust the spirits or actual vigor of.
    • Synonyms To damp, depress, intimidate, daunt.
    • To depress the spirits of; deprive of courage; discourage; dishearten; deject; cast down.
    • To exhaust the spirits or actual vigor of.
    • Synonyms To wet, depress, intimidate, daunt.

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