Definition of Enerve

1. v. t. To weaken; to enervate.



Definition of Enerve

1. Verb. (obsolete) To weaken; to enervate. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Enerve

1. to enervate [v ENERVED, ENERVING, ENERVES] - See also: enervate

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Enerve

energyless
energymeter
energymeters
energyware
energywares
enerlasting
enervate
enervated
enervates
enervating
enervation
enervations
enervative
enervator
enervators
enerve (current term)
enerved
enerves
enerving
enervous
enes
enew
enewed
enewing
enews
enface
enfaced
enfaces
enfacing
enfame

Literary usage of Enerve

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1. The London Encyclopaedia, Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art by Thomas Tegg (1829)
"We shall be able to solve and enerve their force. Digby. Such object hath the power to soften and ... enerve, and with voluptuous hope dissolve. Mil/on. ..."

2. The Real Blake: A Portrait Biography by Edwin John Ellis (1907)
"The line, enerve my soldiers. Let Liberty, need not be complained of, because any actor or reader, even one who reads to himself, would have the sense to ..."

3. Paris of the Parisians by John Frederick Macdonald (1900)
"He needed absolute rest, perfect repose : he was enerve. ... Nights passed : Joyeux, still resting, still enerve, was disturbed by the music, the applause, ..."

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