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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"Yes this is true, we are sadly losing a part of Elsewhere Port and we are losing our jobs but we are a family and we will never lose our spirit or bond," commented Dani Jones.
U's boss John Ward admitted: "We did drop our heads a little bit at 3-1 down and lose our spirit a little.
"But we won't lose our spirit. We have to keep on believing, keep on fighting.