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- 5 Polish
- The capacity of people to maintain belief in an institution or a goal, or even in oneself and others.
- After the layoffs morale was at an all time low, they were so dispirited nothing was getting done.
- Morale is an important quality in soldiers. With good morale they'll charge into a hail of bullets; without it they won't even cross a street.
- 2012 November 2, Ken Belson, "," New York Times (retrieved 2 November 2012):
- Proponents of the race — notably Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and Mary Wittenberg, director of the marathon — said the event would provide a needed morale boost, as well as an economic one.
morale f (plural morales)
- “morale” in le Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).
morale (masculine and feminine plural morali)
morale f (plural morali)
morale m (plural morali)
- du Cange, Charles (1883), “morale”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
- morale (“the capacity of people to maintain belief in an institution or a goal”)
declension of morale
- Mostly used in a singular.
- morale in Polish dictionaries at PWN