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morale

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Definition psychological well-being, optimism, and confidence
  • Troop morale improved after a warm meal and a good night's sleep.
  • Her management style has been great for employee morale.
  • The letter from home boosted her morale.
  • The coach built morale with tough training and a couple of easy non-conference games.
  • I decided that mentioning these things might affect group morale.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Hidden Oracle
  • '— for raising everyone's morale!' snapped Scrimgeour.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
  • Happiness had disappeared along with rubber, silk, and many other staples, to be replaced by the wartime synthetic, high morale, for the Duration.
    John Knowles  --  A Separate Peace
  • The manner remains intact for some time after the morale cracks.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald  --  Tender is the Night
  • He hung up without speaking, but the infinite distance of that unapproachable voice weakened his morale.
    Gabriel Garcia Marquez  --  Love in the Time of Cholera
  • But I couldn't allow Jep to keep making the same mistakes because it wasn't fair to our other employees and was bad for morale.
    Willie & Korie Robertson  --  The Duck Commander Family
  • —or ginger ale?" bluntness; it's good for anybody's morale to be asked.
    Robert A. Heinlein  --  Glory Road
  • Don't you see, our morale is the only thing we have left in this hellhole.
    William Styron  --  Sophie's Choice
  • "Is this so they have to go back to the fortress naked and their embarrassment will negatively affect morale?" said Jace.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Heavenly Fire
  • It is, after all, important to form a clear view of them both technically and in terms of their impact on general morale.
    Kazuo Ishiguro  --  The Remains of the Day
  • Lord forbid Minerva should see me, she'd give me one of her talks about morale.
    Julia Alvarez  --  In the Time of the Butterflies
  • I would be responsible for their training, health, welfare, morale, and success.
    Wes Moore  --  The Other Wes Moore
  • When the radiation makes you too sick to vomit, they hand out rubber vomit, for morale.
    Don DeLillo  --  Underworld
  • She tried to boost our morale by suggesting clever strategies for getting into the Land of the Dead, but my heart wasn't in it.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Lightning Thief
  • Earth had taken a pounding and morale was rock bottom.
    John Ringo  --  Live Free or Die
  • "Yes, I do," Tiny said with conviction, "and I'm concerned it will affect the morale of our other editors and reporters."
    Judy Blume  --  In the Unlikely Event

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