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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It has been suggested Warrington, whose IBF featherweight belt is on the line, believes Frampton has lost his mojo.
It has been suggested Warrington believes Frampton, left, is past his best, a fighter who has lost his mojo. The media hi hW it murmurs - which Warrington denies - haven't gone unnoticed by The Jackal.
Nigel Twiston-Davies's brave charge has won the two-miler on three occasions, but he has lost his mojo on his last three starts.
One of the league's coolest mentors, Barroga lost his mojo when Casillan called a four-touch violation on the HD Spikers after the ball bounced off the head of Janine Navarro following an Arianne Layug attack.
Last season's best bowler Jadavji 'Bhimji' is yet to sparkle and seems to have lost his mojo. With veteran Lameck Onyango not in his best fitness level, Swamibapa is more weakened in their bowling.
No one really expected them to upset City, partly because of the leaders' start to the campaign, but also because Pulis appears to have lost his mojo, his fear factor.
No-one really expected them to upset City, partly because of the leaders' free-flowing, indefatigable start to the campaign, but also because Pulis appears to have lost his mojo, his fear factor.
Vincent shares a flat with Miss Lindsey WHITE GOLD BBC2, 10pm VINCENT has lost his Mojo. Which, for Vincent (Ed Westwick), is just about the worst thing that could happen to a man.
WHITE GOLD BBC2, 10pm VINCENT has lost his mojo. Which for Vincent (Ed Westwick), is just about the worst thing that could happen to a man.
Vincent shares a flat with Miss Lindsey WHITE GOLD BBC2, 10pm VINCENT has lost his mojo. Which for Vincent (Ed Westwick), is just about the worst thing that could happen to a man.
The question was itself rhetorical, but it signaled another inquiry that needs to be answered most of allone that I imagine was running across the minds of the nearly sold-out crowd: Has the 85-year-old jokester lost his mojo?
After his breakthrough year, however, he lost his mojo in two series on the unforgiving tracks of India and Bangladesh and the second Test against England earlier this year was his first in three years.
RATING: 4/5 GLENN TILBROOK - Happy Ending FORMER Squeeze man Glenn Tilbrook may be 56 and a father-of-four, but he certainly hasn''t lost his mojo. Indeed, he may well just have made the best album of his long and illustrious career.
Worst of all, his wife Lynn (http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/health/2012/06/04/fit2fat2fit-author-drew-mannings-top-5-weight-loss-mistakes-to-avoid/) complained to ABC that he lost his mojo in the bedroom, going so far as to turn off the lights.