lose (one's) mojo

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lose (one's) mojo

To lose one's confidence, energy, or enthusiasm, especially coinciding with a decline in one's success. After his last book didn't sell very well, it just seems like Jack has lost his mojo. Ever since my divorce, I feel like I've lost my mojo with single men.
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lose your mojo

If someone loses their mojo, they become less successful, happy, or energetic. The singer has long ago lost his mojo. Note: Mojo is used in many other structures to mean the state of being successful, happy, and energetic. `I've got my mojo back,' Nolan said yesterday. How can I get my mojo working again and convince the women in my life that I'm still attractive? Note: The word `mojo' is from an African-American dialect and it refers to witchcraft or magic.
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Unlike other 'old' shows that lose their mojo and moxie due to age and dwindling rage, 'SNL' continues to zing and sting, impudently generating caustic comedy from today's headlines.
This time round, the tablet has started to decay and the exhibits, which include a playful T-Rex, a wax Teddy Roosevelt (Williams, in his last movie role ) and mini cowboy and Roman centurion (Wilson and Coogan), start to lose their mojo.
This time round, the tablet has started to decay and the exhibits, which include a playful T-Rex, a wax Teddy Roosevelt (Williams, in his last movie role) and mini cowboy and Roman centurion (Owen Wilson and Coogan), start to lose their mojo.
I suppose I arrived here last summer with something to prove, you know, I think every player kind of goes through a patch where they lose their mojo a little bit, I suppose that's the best way to put it.