verb (used with object), en·er·vat·ed, en·er·vat·ing.
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Origin of enervate
OTHER WORDS FROM enervateen·er·va·tion, nounen·er·va·tive, adjectiveen·er·va·tor, nounnon·en·er·vat·ing, adjective
Words nearby enervate
Example sentences from the Web for enervation
The accomplishments of life are in nowise productive of effeminacy or enervation.The Abominations of Modern Society|Rev. T. De Witt Talmage
Nor are luxury or enervation more powerful in their effects.The Moral and Intellectual Diversity of Races|Arthur, comte de Gobineau
A vast lassitude was weighing upon her, body and spirit were faint in the enervation of an inexorable disconsolation.Red Masquerade|Louis Joseph Vance
Luxury, enervation, and effeminacy are rife, and snobbery follows close behind them.The Whence and the Whither of Man|John Mason Tyler
Fatigue rapidly increases, and P. sinks again into impatience, enervation, and despair.Tics and Their Treatment|Henry Meigne