De*mor`al*i*za"tion (?), n. [Cf. F. d'emoralisation.]
The act of corrupting or subverting morals. Especially: The act of corrupting or subverting discipline, courage, hope, etc., or the state of being corrupted or subverted in discipline, courage, etc.; as, the demoralization of an army or navy.
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