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morale

EN[məˈrɑːl] [-æl]
WMorale
  • Morale (also known as esprit de corps (French pronunciation: ​[ɛspʀi də kɔʀ])) is the capacity of a group's members to maintain belief in an institution or goal, particularly in the face of opposition or hardship.
FR morale

    Definition of morale in English Dictionary

  • NounPLmorales
    1. The capacity of people to maintain belief in an institution or a goal, or even in oneself and others.
      1. After the layoffs morale was at an all time low, they were so dispirited nothing was getting done.
      2. Morale is an important quality in soldiers. With good morale they'll charge into a hail of bullets; without it they won't even cross a street.
  • More Examples
    1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
      • Mr. Morales spoke before thousands of supporters in downtown La Paz on Saturday, some of whom were waving the wiphala, a multicolored flag representing indigenous people in Bolivia.
      • Pancho, the major-domo, came up to say that Colonel Morales was waiting below. Appleby bade him bring out cigars and wine, and rose from his seat when Morales came in.
      • We shall harry the enemy at every turn until his morale breaks and he is at our mercy.
    2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
      • The company hired a motivational speaker to boost morale.
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Nouns
      • Countable nouns
        • Singularia tantum
          • Uncountable nouns
      Related Links:
      1. fr morale
      2. en morales
      3. fr morales
      4. fr moralement
      5. en morale-boosting
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      Grammatically, this word "morale" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun and a singularia tantum.
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