enervate

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin ēnervātus, past participle of ēnervō (to weaken).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (verb): IPA(key): /ˌɛn.ə(ɹ)ˈveɪt/ (UK)
  • (adjective): IPA(key): /ˈɛn.ə(ɹ).vət/ (UK)

Verb[edit]

enervate (third-person singular simple present enervates, present participle enervating, simple past and past participle enervated)

  1. (transitive) To reduce strength or energy; debilitate.
  2. (transitive) To weaken morally or mentally.
  3. (medicine) To partially or completely remove a nerve.

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Adjective[edit]

enervate (comparative more enervate, superlative most enervate)

  1. Made feeble; weakened.

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Latin[edit]

Participle[edit]

ēnervāte

  1. vocative masculine singular of ēnervātus