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  • adj. Lowering the morale of; making despondent or depressive; disheartening.
  • v. Present participle of dispirit.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. causing dejection; discouraging. Opposite of encouraging.
  • adj. causing dejection or depression.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. destructive of morale and self-reliance

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