enervate
Pronunciation
  • (verb) IPA: /ˌɛn.ə(ɹ)ˈveɪt/ (British)
  • (adjective) IPA: /ˈɛn.ə(ɹ).vət/ (British)
Verb

enervate (enervates, present participle enervating; past and past participle enervated)

  1. (transitive) To reduce strength or energy; debilitate.
    After being laid off three times in a row, she felt too enervated to look for another job.
  2. (transitive) To weaken morally or mentally.
  3. (medicine) To partially or completely remove a nerve.
Synonyms Antonyms Translations Adjective

enervate

  1. Made feeble; weakened.



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