What is demotivation

demotivate (German)

Part of speech: Verb

Hyphenation:
de | mo | ti | vie | ren, past tense: de | mo | ti | vier | te, participle II: de | mo | ti | viert
Pronunciation / Stress:
IPA: [demotiˈviːʀən], simple past: [demotiˈviːɐ̯tə], participle II: [demotiˈviːɐ̯t]
Word meaning / definition:
1) make someone lose some or all of their drive, motivation to do something
2) linguistics: lose the meaningful transparency of a linguistic construction, especially that of a word
Origin of the term:
Derivation to motivate with the prefix de- "Ent-"
Related terms:
1) dissuade, discourage, demoralize, intimidate, prevent, put down
2) idiomatize, lexicalize
Opposite words:
1) build, encourage, encourage, motivate, support
Application examples:
1) The economic situation demotivated many people at work.
2) In the phrase "with child and cone" there is a no longer in use word "cone" with the meaning "illegitimate child"; this word is for speakers of German today demotivated.
2) For someone who understands by “scratching brush” only a stubborn person and no longer a brush to scratch, this word is also used demotivated.
2) The Folk etymology is a technique that is used to find words that evolve over time demotivated to make their meaning transparent again. (For example, the no longer understood Middle High German "murmendīn" in New High German became that marmot.)
2) “According to this differentiation between idiomatization and demotivation, a word formation product is gradually idiomatic from the moment it is formed, without already demotivated to be."
2) “If parts of a complex word form do not meet these conditions, the word is in sync demotivated...“
Derived words:
1) Demotivation, demotivation
Conjugations:
Present tense: I. demotivate; you demotivating; he she it demotivated
Simple past: I. demotivated
Participle II: demotivated
Subjunctive II: i demotivated
Imperative: singular demotivate!; Plural demotivated!
Auxiliary verb: to have

Translations

  • Basque: 1) motibazioa galdu

Practical example sentences

Automatically selected examples in German:

But the happy troupe won't let it go demotivate and continues to work on an extensive program.
Rhein Zeitung, October 2nd, 2018

Because companies that set goals for their employees demotivate so not only the team, but also risk mutual success. You both go hiking in the Black Forest.
t3n, November 13, 2018

5 strict prohibitions demotivate and increase desire. Instead: Don't forbid yourself to anything. The dose makes the poison and you can eat anything in moderation. Mistake # 6 Making too many resolutions.
heilpraxisnet.de, December 28, 2018

Many sports facilities are taking steps to discourage coaches from verbally speaking to athletes demotivate. Pressure to perform in sport In Japan there is also very high pressure to perform in sport.
Sumikai, April 29, 2019

Because that is what the boys in particular can do demotivateas Hamburg researchers found out.
Hannoversche Allgemeine, February 27, 2020

Conversely, that means: The commitment of Choupo-Moting is intended to incite Zirkzee, not demotivate. A few days ago the center forward said: 'I need minutes of play and together with Bayern we have to see what needs to be done.
Sport1.de, October 10, 2020

The usage examples were selected automatically and may therefore contain errors.


Grammar / conjugations

Demotivieren inflection - The conjugation of the verb demotivieren

It is a regular verb that is conjugated with the auxiliary verb haben.
 1st person singular2nd person singular3rd person singular1st person plural2nd person plural3rd person plural
Present indicativeI demotivateyou demotivatehe / she / it demotivateswe demotivateyou are demotivateddemotivate them
Present Subjunctive I.I demotivateyou are demotivatinghe / she / it demotivateswe demotivateyou are demotivatingdemotivate them
Past tense indicativeI demotivatedyou are demotivatinghe / she / it demotivatedwe demotivatedyou demotivatedthey demotivated
Past tense subjunctive III demotivatedyou demotivatedhe / she / it demotivatedwe demotivatedyou demotivatedthey demotivated
Perfect indicativeI've been demotivatedyou have demotivatedhe / she / it has demotivatedwe have demotivatedyou have demotivatedthey have demotivated
Perfect subjunctive I.I've been demotivatedyou have demotivatedhe / she / it got demotivatedwe have demotivatedyou have demotivatedthey have demotivated
Past perfect indicativeI was demotivatedyou were demotivatedhe / she / it had demotivatedwe were demotivatedyou were demotivatedthey had demotivated
Past perfect subjunctive III would have been demotivatedyou would have been demotivatedhe / she / it would have demotivatedwe would have been demotivatedyou would have been demotivatedthey would have been demotivated
Future I indicativeI will demotivateyou will demotivatehe / she / it will demotivatewe will demotivateyou will demotivatethey will demotivate
Future tense I subjunctiveI will demotivateyou will demotivatehe / she / it will demotivatewe will demotivateyou will demotivatethey will demotivate
Future tense I subjunctive III would be demotivatingyou would be demotivatinghe / she / it would be demotivatingwe would be demotivatingyou would be demotivatingthey would be demotivating
Future tense II indicativeI will have demotivatedyou will have demotivatedhe / she / it will have demotivatedwe will have demotivatedyou will have demotivatedthey will have demotivated
Future tense II subjunctive II will have demotivatedyou will have demotivatedhe / she / it will have demotivatedwe will have demotivatedyou will have demotivatedthey will have demotivated
Future II subjunctive IIi would have demotivatedyou would have demotivatedhe / she / it would have demotivatedwe would have demotivatedyou would have demotivatedthey would have demotivated

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Thesaurus & Synonyms

  • take (the) wind out of the sails
  • scare off: Create fear or doubt and thus keep someone away; Rinse something hot - usually food - briefly with cold water
  • decourage
  • demoralize: destroy someone's morale (mood, fighting spirit), take someone's courage away
  • to buy the guts
  • to take the edge off
  • intimidate: Create fear in someone; make someone insecure
  • discourage (main form): take the courage
  • to chase into the fenugreek: intimidate someone, instill fear

Another word (synonym) for demotivate - Source: OpenThesaurus


Dictionary entries

Entries from our dictionary that contain "demotivate":

Demotivation: ... (constituents) can be tapped. Origin of the term: Deriving from the stem of the verb demotivieren with the derivative (derivation morpheme) -ung Synonyms: 1) Lethargy ...

encourage: discourage, demotivate, discourage Translations English: encourage, cheer, embolden Dutch: aanmoedigen Swedish: uppmuntra, inge mod Spanish: animar

demoralize: destroy, discourage someone. Related terms: 1) demotivate, discourage Examples of use: 1) He has worked very hard

demotivate: demotiviere (German) Part of speech: Conjugated form Hyphenation: de | mo | ti | vie | re Grammatical features: 1st person singular indicative present active of the verb demotivieren 1…

Rhyme: German: -iːʀən: ... deliberate delimitate delinize demantle demenage demodulate demotivate denature denominate dentalize deodorize deonate ...


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