Definition of Enervation

1. Noun. Lack of vitality. "An enervation of mind greater than any fatigue"

Generic synonyms: Weakness
Derivative terms: Enervate



2. Noun. Serious weakening and loss of energy.
Exact synonyms: Debilitation, Enfeeblement, Exhaustion
Generic synonyms: Weakening
Derivative terms: Debilitate, Enervate, Enfeeble

3. Noun. Surgical removal of a nerve.

Definition of Enervation

1. n. The act of weakening, or reducing strength.

Definition of Enervation

1. Noun. Act of enervating; debilitation. ¹

2. Noun. State of being enervated; debility. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Enervation

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Enervation

1. Failure of nerve force; weakening. Origin: L. Enervo, pp. -atus, to enervate, fr. E-priv. + nervus, nerve (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Enervation

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

Literary usage of Enervation

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1. A dictionary of the German terms used in medicine by George Rogers Cutter (1879)
"Entkräften, va, to debilitate, enfeeble, enervate, exhaust. Entkräftung, /., (fi. -en) inanition, enervation, debility, weakness, prostration. ..."

2. The Chinese Repository edited by Elijah Coleman Bridgman, Samuel Wells Willaims (1838)
""Memorial, showing the daily increase of enervation and degeneracy in the province of ... enervation."

3. The Christian Remembrancer by William Scott (1862)
"Is it necessary to add that this system of moral enervation has ' been that of all the Italian governments on which the hand ' of Austria has weighed, ..."

4. The Diagnosis and treatment of the diseases of the eye by Henry Willard Williams (1886)
"... in enervation, by section of the optic and the ciliary nerves. The posterior ciliary nerves, which seem to be the usual if they are not the invariable ..."

5. Homœopathic therapeutics by Samuel Lilienthal (1879)
"Nervous headaches, with enfeebled enervation of nerves of nutrition. Petroleum. Migraine, retching, and vomiting of hile, pain ru in forehead, pressing, ..."

6. English Literature and Society in the Eighteenth Century by Leslie Stephen (1904)
"... tne decay of literature (literature is always decaying) by the general enervation which accompanies ..."

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