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synonyms for enervating

  • debilitate
  • devitalize
  • disable
  • enfeeble
  • exhaust
  • fatigue
  • incapacitate
  • jade
  • paralyze
  • sap
  • unnerve
  • vitiate
  • weaken
  • weary
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antonyms for enervating

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  • aid
  • assist
  • energize
  • help
  • invigorate
  • mobilize
  • refresh
  • strengthen
  • activate
  • animate
  • empower
  • liven
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How to use enervating in a sentence

The regular tolling of the gong, calling to toil or meals, accentuates the enervating routine.
PRISON MEMOIRS OF AN ANARCHISTALEXANDER BERKMAN
“A useful phrase at times, of the nature of a tonic, amidst our enervating civilisation,” she reflected.
THE DAUGHTERS OF DANAUSMONA CAIRD
They were not then living in the enervating air of London, and they looked extremely robust.
REMINISCENCES OF CHARLES BRADLAUGHGEORGE W. FOOTE
Drive, drive, drive,—in a fading community dozing in the enervating aroma of decaying days: no wonder he succeeded so well!
MOUNTAINCLEMENT WOOD
From the first, it was a protest against materialism, luxury, and enervating pleasures.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME VJOHN LORD
She adorned his mind without enervating it, and modified what seemed extraordinary and singular in the turn of his ideas.
QUEENS OF THE FRENCH STAGEH. NOEL WILLIAMS
Or, in an enervating day of July, one may have longed to dine upon humming-bird, with rose-leaves for dessert.
THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, VOLUME 16, NO. 97, NOVEMBER, 1865VARIOUS
But the northerner was not suited by nature for the hot and enervating climate of the south.
EARLY ISRAEL AND THE SURROUNDING NATIONSARCHIBALD SAYCE
The climate, especially from November to April, is somewhat enervating to the Englishman, but not unhealthy.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 10, SLICE 3VARIOUS
There were a few thousand inhabitants of mixed race, and the tropical climate, though moist and enervating, is fairly salubrious.
THE LIFE OF NAPOLEON BONAPARTEWILLIAM MILLIGAN SLOANE
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WORDS RELATED TO ENERVATING

  • demanding
  • difficult
  • disturbing
  • enervating
  • exacting
  • exigent
  • grievous
  • heavy
  • onerous
  • oppressive
  • punishing
  • sapping
  • stressful
  • tedious
  • tiring
  • tough
  • troublesome
  • trying
  • wearing
  • wearisome
  • weighty
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