Definition of Enervating

1. Adjective. Causing debilitation.

Exact synonyms: Debilitative, Enfeebling, Weakening
Similar to: Debilitating
Derivative terms: Debilitate



Definition of Enervating

1. Verb. (present participle of enervate) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Enervating

1. enervate [v] - See also: enervate

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Enervating

energy shots
energy source
energy sources
energy state
energy transfer
energy unit
energyless
energymeter
energymeters
energyware
energywares
enerlasting
enervate
enervated
enervates
enervating (current term)
enervation
enervations
enervative
enervator
enervators
enerve
enerved
enerves
enerving
enervous
enes
enew
enewed
enewing

Literary usage of Enervating

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1. The Library of Literary Criticism of English and American Authors by Charles Wells Moulton (1904)
"... to the laissez-faire principle, disavowed it when, as in the case of the Factory Acts, he held that interference could protect without enervating. ..."

2. Aristocracy and Evolution: A Study of the Rights, the Origin, and the Social by William Hurrell Mallock (1898)
"There were other regions yet more fertile, but these were enervating; and here the inhabitants of the former enslaved the weaker inhabitants of the latter. ..."

3. Origines Ecclesiasticæ: Or, The Antiquities of the Christian Church, and by Joseph Bingham, Richard Bingham (1840)
"... in exempting Men from Legal Punishment, and enervating the Force of Civil Laws. In which respect, most of the modern sanctuaries have been complained of ..."

4. Letter to a Member of the General Assembly of Virginia, on the Subject of by St George Tucker (1801)
"... lefs favourable to a continuation of their kind: equally removed from chilling want and enervating luxury, they uniformly enjoy that golden mean, ..."

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