morale

[ muh-ral ]
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noun
  1. emotional or mental condition with respect to cheerfulness, confidence, zeal, etc., especially in the face of opposition, hardship, etc.: the morale of the troops.

Origin of morale

1
First recorded in 1745–55; from French, noun use of feminine of moral “custom”; see origin at moral

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morale

/ (mɒˈrɑːl) /


noun
  1. the degree of mental or moral confidence of a person or group; spirit of optimism

Origin of morale

1
C18: morals, from French, n. use of moral (adj)

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