Discouragement vs Demoralization - What's the difference?

discouragement | demoralization |


As nouns the difference between discouragement and demoralization

is that discouragement is the act of discouraging while demoralization is the act of corrupting or subverting morale, discipline, courage, hope, etc, or the state of being corrupted or subverted in morale.

discouragement

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • the act of discouraging
  • anything that discourages
  • demoralization

    English

    Alternative forms

    * demoralisation

    Noun

    (-)
  • The act of corrupting or subverting morale, discipline, courage, hope, etc., or the state of being corrupted or subverted in morale.
  • the demoralization of an army or navy