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morale noun

ADJ. good, high Morale is very high in the school. | low, poor, shaky | national, popular | staff

VERB + MORALE affect, be bad for, be damaging to, damage, hit, lower, sap, undermine These unfortunate incidents sapped both our morale and our resources. | be good for, bolster, boost, do wonders for, improve, lift, raise, restore measures designed to boost the morale of the police | keep up, maintain The bonus helped maintain morale among the staff. | destroy

MORALE + VERB improve, rise | be at rock bottom, decline, sag, weaken

MORALE + NOUN booster Mail from home is a great morale booster for our soldiers.

PREP. ~ among Morale among nurses is at rock bottom.

PHRASES a collapse/loss of morale