stultify

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin stultus "stupid, foolish".

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈstʌltɪfaɪ/, /ˈstʌltəfaɪ/
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Verb[edit]

stultify (third-person singular simple present stultifies, present participle stultifying, simple past and past participle stultified)

  1. To prove to be of unsound mind or demonstrate someone's incompetence.
  2. To cause to appear foolish.
  3. To deprive of strength or efficacy; make useless or worthless.

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