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enervate | enervation

enervate enervation
make feel weak or without energy
  • How to Memorize
    • enervate - weaken
  • Analysis

    If something ‘enervates’ a person, it weakens them or saps their energy. This is typically due to something being tedious or physically or mentally exhausting. It is a formal word that is always used in a negative context.

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    Synonymsdebilitate, sap, fatigue,
    Antonymsinvigorate, energize, animate,
  • Example(s)
    1. Being out in the hot sun all day was more than enough to enervate me. I need a lie-down!

    2. Working long hours can be financially rewarding, but after a while, it can lead to a sense of enervation.

    3. Her speech was so boring and long-winded that it managed to enervate every person in the room.