enervate[ verb en-er-veyt; adjective ih-nur-vit ]SEE DEFINITION OF enervate
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ENERVATE
Why, indeed, plunge into dissipations which enervate the body and dull the brain?
He had learned the art from them, and London had scarce had time as yet to enervate him.
She was careful not to enervate him by luxury or weak indulgence.
Shun all that may enervate or diminish your youthful energies.
Then as they are almost all fighting men (tata toa) they are restricted that they may not weaken or enervate themselves.
It is thought to enervate and corrupt by means of a luxurious excitement, purely fictitious and temporary.
Do not some of them tend to enervate the authority evidently designed thus to regulate and controul?
Yet it seems to me that self-abuse in excess must be injurious to health, for it must weaken and enervate.
A low hot wind began to rise, and fan his cheek with pestiferous kisses, and enervate his frame with its poisonous embrace.
The ease and plenty which they enjoy, enervate their manners, and destroy all vigour both of body and mind.
RELATED WORDS AND SYNONYMS FOR ENERVATE
- break up
- ease up
- give way
- lose spirit
- slow down
- thin out
- water down
- cause ennui
- fall off
- grow tired
- have had enough
- leave one cold
- lose interest
- make discontented
- take it out of
- tire out
- try the patience of
- tucker out
- wear down
- wear out