lose (one's) spirit

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lose (one's) spirit

To lose one's vigor, energy, hope, or resolve; to become resigned or complacent. The underdog team had a shot at winning the game early on, but they seem to have lost their spirit at this point. You've come so far with your law degree. Don't lose spirit now!
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But it's also important that we don't lose our spirit of ambition and growth.
We will lose our spirit," said Khut Simon, who joined about 100 people for one such ceremony.
U's boss John Ward admitted: "We did drop our heads a little bit at 3-1 down and lose our spirit a little.