Morale meaning

mə-răl
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The capacity of people to maintain belief in an institution or a goal, or even in oneself and others.

After the layoffs morale was at an all time low, they were so dispirited nothing was getting done.

Morale is an important quality in soldiers. With good morale they'll charge into a hail of bullets; without it they won't even cross a street.

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Morale is the general mood of a person and whether he is confident, motivated and willing to perform tasks.

An example of morale is when an employee loves his job.

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The state of the spirits of a person or group as exhibited by confidence, cheerfulness, discipline, and willingness to perform assigned tasks.

The staff's morale increased when everyone was given a day off with pay.

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Moral or mental condition with respect to courage, discipline, confidence, enthusiasm, willingness to endure hardship, etc. within a group, in relation to a group, or within an individual.
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Origin of morale

  • French morality, good conduct from feminine of moral moral from Old French moral

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Wiktionary