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enervate

en·er·vate

enervate

 
pronunciation:
e nr veIt
features:
Word Combinations (verb), Word Parts
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: enervated, enervates, enervating
definition: to take away the strength or vitality of; weaken.
He was enervated by the heat of the day.
synonyms:
debilitate, devitalize, weaken
antonyms:
exhilarate, invigorate
similar words:
depress, emasculate, enfeeble, exhaust, fatigue, impair, impoverish, incapacitate, sap, tire, weary
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derivations: enervating (adj.), enervation (n.)
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