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I am feverish, horribly feverish, or rather I am in a state of feverish enervation, which makes my mind suffer as much as my body.
MASTERPIECES OF MYSTERY, VOL. 1 (OF 4)VARIOUS
Of the voluptuous enervation that comes of such an hour he neither knew nor asked to know.
TONY BUTLERCHARLES JAMES LEVER
This increased use of oxygen means healthy stimulation, growth of lung capacity, and exaltation of spirit without enervation.
THE MINISTER AND THE BOYALLAN HOBEN
Even illness, with its resulting weakness and enervation, forced nothing from her.
GERMINIE LACERTEUXEDMOND AND JULES DE GONCOURT
The feminine trick was pardoned to her because her unaccustomed betrayal of that form of enervation was desired.
THE AMAZING MARRIAGE, COMPLETEGEORGE MEREDITH
Luxury, enervation, and effeminacy are rife, and snobbery follows close behind them.
THE WHENCE AND THE WHITHER OF MANJOHN MASON TYLER
We are always conscious of the gentle enervation stealing over his faculties and the gradual loosening of his hold on life.
KNUT HAMSUNHANNA ASTRUP LARSEN
A certain pleasing numbness, a sense of grateful enervation exhaled from the scorching plaster.
THE OCTOPUSFRANK NORRIS
A vast lassitude was weighing upon her, body and spirit were faint in the enervation of an inexorable disconsolation.
RED MASQUERADELOUIS JOSEPH VANCE
The result is general enervation, deterioration both as economic and political agents.
INFLUENCES OF GEOGRAPHIC ENVIRONMENTELLEN CHURCHILL SEMPLE
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WORDS RELATED TO ENERVATION

  • brain fag
  • burnout
  • debility
  • dullness
  • enervation
  • ennui
  • exhaustion
  • faintness
  • fatigation
  • feebleness
  • heaviness
  • languor
  • lassitude
  • lethargy
  • listlessness
  • overtiredness
  • weakness
  • weariness
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