enerve

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare French énerver. See enervate.

Verb[edit]

enerve (third-person singular simple present enerves, present participle enerving, simple past and past participle enerved)

  1. (obsolete) To weaken; to enervate.
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


Portuguese[edit]

Verb[edit]

enerve

  1. first-person singular present subjunctive of enervar
  2. third-person singular present subjunctive of enervar
  3. third-person singular imperative of enervar

Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

enerve

  1. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of enervar.
  2. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of enervar.
  3. Formal second-person singular (usted) imperative form of enervar.