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demotivate

(dē-mō′tĭ-vāt)
To cause loss of incentive or motivation.
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Al Shehhi stressed that the high fees are demotivating more Emiratis from investing.
Less attention has been given to motivational behaviours and student perception of demotivating factors during the journey.
Motivating factors and demotivating factors are different from each other.
The long waiting lines of Albanian migrant workers when entering Macedonia are aimed at demotivating them and making the renounce their Macedonian citizenships.
To my mind, it's all about the potentially demotivating power of great big piles of cash.
Bethan Gillard says: "It's just demotivating looking for work.
This risks demotivating and alienating thousands of young people who struggle with academic subjects.
This risks demotivating and alienating the thousands of young people who struggle with academic subjects and would be better suited to taking a wider variety of subjects to give them the skills for a range of careers.
The department head of hydrocarbons and energy planning, Tseliso Maqubela, seemed disagree with the company's claims and refuting these charges, he told that the gas retail price regulation was not a demotivating factor for oil producers at all, and more tightening of the retail price might be required in coming days.
Being a perfectionist is good, but not to the point of demotivating young minds.
Retail staff, whose morale is already suffering under the weight of recession, are under further pressure from demotivating bosses.
It's very demotivating to turn into my street and to be confronted daily by all these bags.