Synonyms of demoralize
disheartenDictionary • One of the objectives is to demoralize enemy troops.
dishearten • These conditions dishearten people and undermine their hope.
discourage • Don't let this setback discourage you.
depress • The state of the country depresses me.
weaken • Her opponents believe that her authority has been fatally weakened.
daunt • Nothing evil could daunt them.
unnerve • The news about Dermot had unnerved me.
psych out (informal)
, egg on
, gee up
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dauntIf something daunts you, it makes you feel slightly afraid or worried about dealing with it.
• Nothing evil could daunt them.
dejectto have a depressing effect on; dispirit; dishearten
depressIf someone or something depresses you, they make you feel sad and disappointed.
• The state of the country depresses me.
Thesaurus for demoralize from the Collins English Thesaurus
to undermine the morale of; dishearten