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demotivate

(dē-mō′tĭ-vāt)
To cause loss of incentive or motivation.
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class="MsoNormal"Some transfers are demotivating teachers instead of encouraging them to work.
The main demotivating factors identified by Dornyei (1998) and a review of Japanese studies of demotivation (Sakai & Kikuchi, 2009) rank the learner's perception and therefore experience of the teacher's competence, personality, teaching style and methodology as the most important demotivating factors.
The letter titled "Demotivating factors for the PMS officers of Punjab" states that different facts and figures urge the government to give due share to PMS officers for better governance.
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.
Chris Howard, acting director of NAHT Cymru, said the results were having a demotivating effect on both staff and parents.
However, it is not a substitute for real, sustainable motivation--and in some cases, it may actually be demotivating. Done poorly or without thought, gamification can promote selfish and competitive behavior over cooperation and generate antipathy or perceptions of unfairness among the low-participating majority.
It's fair to say Thomas is showing more bravery than the bookmaker quoting 200-1 that he wins the Tour and the only thing making me wince more than the thought of sitting on a bike seat with a bust pelvis is thinking about how demotivating it must be for the riders he is beating.
The long waiting lines of Albanian migrant workers when entering Macedonia are aimed at demotivating them and making the renounce their Macedonian citizenships.
"It's just demotivating. Everyone wants jobs these days and there's not many, everything's shutting down because of the credit crunch."
But results day has come with a warning from a union leader who warns a shift towards traditional subjects at GCSE risks "demotivating and alienating" thousands of teenagers.
But results come as the leader of a teaching union has warned that a shift towards traditional subjects risks "demotivating and alienating" thousands of pupils.