Definition of Morale

1. Noun. A state of individual psychological well-being based upon a sense of confidence and usefulness and purpose.

2. Noun. The spirit of a group that makes the members want the group to succeed.
Exact synonyms: Esprit De Corps, Team Spirit
Generic synonyms: Disposition, Temperament

Definition of Morale

1. n. The moral condition, or the condition in other respects, so far as it is affected by, or dependent upon, moral considerations, such as zeal, spirit, hope, and confidence; mental state, as of a body of men, an army, and the like.

Definition of Morale

1. Noun. The capacity of people to maintain belief in an institution or a goal, or even in oneself and others. ¹

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Definition of Morale

1. the state of the spirits of an individual or group [n -S]

Medical Definition of Morale

1. The prevailing temper or spirit of an individual or group in relation to the tasks or functions which are expected. (12 Dec 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Morale

moral minimum
moral minimums
moral objectivism
moral obligation
moral order
moral orders
moral panic
moral philosophy
moral principle
moral sense
moral suasion
moral support
moral system
moral treatment
moral turpitude
morale (current term)
morale booster
morale builder
morale building

Literary usage of Morale

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Social Welfare Forum: Official Proceedings ... Annual Forum by National Conference on Social Welfare, American Social Science Association, Conference of Charities (U.S., Conference of Charities (U.S.), National Conference of Social Work (U.S. (1920)
"... District Representative of Community Service, Inc., New York War Camp Community Service has been known as an agency for Wilding military morale. ..."

2. Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant by Ulysses S. Grant (1998)
"AFTER the fall of Petersburg, and when the armies of the Potomac and the James were in motion to head off Lees army, the morale of the National troops had ..."

3. The Monist by Hegeler Institute (1916)
"The number of the Revue de métaphysique et de morale for January, 1916, is wholly devoted to the commemoration of Malebranche, whose death took place on ..."

4. The Quarterly Review by William Gifford, George Walter Prothero, John Gibson Lockhart, John Murray, Whitwell Elwin, John Taylor Coleridge, Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle, William Macpherson, William Smith (1910)
"L.—ANCIENT AND MODERN STOICISM. morale stoïcienne en face de la morale chrétienne. y l'Abbé A. Chollet. Paris : Lethielleux, 1898. Vie Religion of Plutarch, ..."

5. Psychological Review by American Psychological Association (1903)
"La morale : Fondement psycho-sociologique d'une conduite ra- tionelle. GL DUPRAT. Bibliotheque International de Psychologie Experimental. ..."

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