- moral rearmament,
- moral sense,
- moral support,
- moral theology,
- moral turpitude,
Origin of morale
Examples from the Web for 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|Joshua DuBois|November 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Itani told me that news of the letter was awful for the morale of the opposition forces.
“All this boosts the morale of the Afghan Taliban,” says the colonel.Kabul Airport Attack Comes as Pakistani Fighters Join Afghan Taliban|Sami Yousafzai|July 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
With the Pentagon concerned about fatigue and morale, a lost piece of valuable property is the last thing these families need.
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|Nick Willard|May 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
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|Calvin Coolidge
"Morale effect," said the major-general, through stiff lips.Morale|Murray Leinster
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").