enervating

/ (ˈɛnəˌveɪtɪŋ) /


adjective
  1. tending to deprive of strength or vitality; physically or mentally weakening; debilitating

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How to use enervating in a sentence

  • They were not then living in the enervating air of London, and they looked extremely robust.

  • Drive, drive, drive,—in a fading community dozing in the enervating aroma of decaying days: no wonder he succeeded so well!

    Mountain | Clement Wood
  • From the first, it was a protest against materialism, luxury, and enervating pleasures.