Synonyms of parlous in English:

parlous

adjective

  • 1 the parlous state of the industry
    sorry, poor, lamentable, hopeless;
    informal dicey, hairy, woeful
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    Word of the day demoralize
    Pronunciation: dɪˈmɒrəlʌɪz
    verb
    cause (someone) to lose confidence or hope