demotivate

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demotivate

(dē-mō′tĭ-vāt)
To cause loss of incentive or motivation.
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Humiliation of staff demotivates them and can land bosses in trouble.
And that the review process often demotivates an employee's performance.
The Tacketts' secret to success lies in hard work and commitment built around a four-part formula: put the customer first; be sure relationships are built to last; think out of the box, remembering that each buyer is an individual with unique needs; and find ways to have fun because all work and no play demotivates sales people," Weaver said.
Pitting schools against each other creates unnecessary competition which demotivates staff.
The Government is de jure form a favorable ambience, but de facto, the country's riskiness demotivates investors.
Ramblers and other footpath users feel strongly that this diminishes the plans, demotivates those preparing them, and further reduces the attention that local authorities give to countryside access and public footpaths in particular.
Cannabis, Mr Paul Flynn MP tells us, makes people relax a lot more, it also demotivates, so I read.