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!
See also: lose, spirit
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Mind and body have to be exercised constantly while keeping sure you don't lose your spirit when life disappoints, according to Anna.
If you lose your spirit as a fighter in taekwondo, you can still develop it more in poomsae.
If you lose your spirit because of that, it can be very dangerous.
But if you lose your spirit, then you lose the very thing that makes us human.