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demotivate

(dē-mō′tĭ-vāt)
To cause loss of incentive or motivation.
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The commission stated that limitations on budgetary provisions for the last five years had limited opportunities for teacher promotion, a situation it said had led to a demotivated teaching force and a high turnover in some teaching areas, creating general instability in the provision of teaching services.
Chambers (1993) found that some students were demotivated before commencing learning in the L2 classroom.
Ho There is no significant difference between motivated and demotivated students in terms of their opinion about ESL class at University.
Considering that all these students were self-selected, it could be argued that up to 60% of interpreter trainees were demotivated along the way.
Although everyone was aware of this irrational practice which demotivated actors and cultivated complacency, nobody dared touch it.
He was unable to motivate his 'troops' and the front office staff seem to be demotivated.
This results in consistent under-performance by a demotivated employee group.
This has created a "demoralised and demotivated workforce," according to Unison general secretary Dave Prentis.
It's no wonder parents are confused and school staff demotivated by these silly season figures which are often at odds with Estyn reports and the confidence of the local community."
The subjects who exercised for an hour a day felt exhausted, demotivated and less open to healthy change.
Astrid Jesperson of the University of Copenhagen, said that the subjects in the test group that exercised the least, talked about increased energy levels and a higher motivation for exercising and pursuing a healthy everyday life, while people who exercised for one hour a day, after training, felt exhausted, demotivated and less open to making a healthy change.