Origin of morale
Examples from the Web for morale
Contemporary Examples of morale
That announcement dealt a huge blow to our morale internally and to the case that we made to minority voters externally.The Valerie Jarrett I Know: How She Saved the Obama Campaign and Why She’s Indispensable
November 18, 2014
Itani told me that news of the letter was awful for the morale of the opposition forces.Is Obama Done Playing Footsie With Assad?
November 17, 2014
“All this boosts the morale of the Afghan Taliban,” says the colonel.Kabul Airport Attack Comes as Pakistani Fighters Join Afghan Taliban
July 17, 2014
With the Pentagon concerned about fatigue and morale, a lost piece of valuable property is the last thing these families need.American G.I.s: Dude, Where’s My Car?
July 16, 2014
At a meeting, a chaplain said “Morale seems to be up… at least for those headed home.”How I’ll End the War: My First Week Back in Afghanistan
May 1, 2014
Historical Examples of morale
A study of morale gave insight into many related factors, including that of morality.A Jewish Chaplain in France
Lee J. Levinger
It produced a morale which could only be overcome by desperate and continuous hard fighting.Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant, Complete
Ulysses S. Grant
As was usual in all Teutonic drives, endeavors were made by propaganda work to break down the morale of the Italian troops.
These forces are well trained, well equipped, and high in morale.State of the Union Addresses of Calvin Coolidge
"Morale effect," said the major-general, through stiff lips.Morale
Word Origin for morale
1752, "moral principles or practice," from French morale "morality, good conduct," from fem. of Old French moral "moral" (see moral (adj.)). Meaning "confidence" (especially in a military context) first recorded 1831, from confusion with French moral (French distinguishes le moral "temperament" and la morale "morality").