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See definition of depleting on Dictionary.com
  • as indraining
  • as inexhausting
  • as infatiguing
  • as inruinous
  • as intumbledown

synonyms for depleting

  • exhausting
  • taxing
  • debilitating
  • fatiguing
  • sapping
  • wearing
  • wearying
  • tiresome
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How to use depleting in a sentence

Food for man and beast may be taken from the soil for thousands of years without depleting it.
THE FAT OF THE LANDJOHN WILLIAMS STREETER
Penrod, taken by surprise and unpleasantly alarmed, darted away from the tree he was depleting and ran for the stable.
SHORT STORIES OF VARIOUS TYPESVARIOUS
The cocoanut, therefore, while a good feeder, may not be classed with the most depleting of field crops.
THE COCOANUTWILLIAM S. LYON
As the lending by each bank is depleting its reserves, the lending which other banks are doing is reinforcing these reserves.
READINGS IN MONEY AND BANKINGCHESTER ARTHUR PHILLIPS
In Athens and other states the depleting agencies were more numerous.
THE GROUP MINDWILLIAM MCDOUGALL
The toll of the war and the lure of the city were depleting farm labor.
COX--THE MANROGER W. BABSON
He feared the depleting and emasculating effects of our culture and conventions.
WHITMANJOHN BURROUGHS
When it is proposed to inflate our silver currency it is a time for strengthening our gold reserve instead of depleting it.
COMPILATION OF THE MESSAGES AND PAPERS OF THE PRESIDENTSGROVER CLEVELAND
Thus we have an endless chain in operation constantly depleting the Treasury's gold and never near a final rest.
COMPILATION OF THE MESSAGES AND PAPERS OF THE PRESIDENTSGROVER CLEVELAND
There are few if any conceptions in economics which cannot be expressed in it without depleting the ordinary vocabulary.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 8, SLICE 10VARIOUS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO DEPLETING

  • debilitating
  • depleting
  • exhausting
  • fatiguing
  • sapping
  • taxing
  • tiresome
  • wearing
  • wearying
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.