[ en-er-vey-tid ]
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  1. without vigor, force, or strength; languid.

Origin of enervated

First recorded in 1650–60; enervate + -ed2

Other words from enervated

  • un·en·er·vat·ed, adjective

Words Nearby enervated

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How to use enervated in a sentence

  • We are growing too serious, the railways and telegraph have upset us and enervated us, we are getting languid and dull.

    Friend Mac Donald | Max O'Rell
  • Why had he allowed himself to be so enervated by her prayers at last as to surrender everything,—as he had done?

    The Prime Minister | Anthony Trollope
  • enervated—wedded to this transient state, we should lose sight of our true country.

    The Aesthetical Essays | Friedrich Schiller
  • Nations enervated through luxury and idleness are usually supplanted by more vigorous races.

  • See how his soul becomes enervated, his judgment warped and his heart invaded by every temptation.