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Meaning of enervated by Wiktionary Dictionary

enervated


    Pronunciation

    • IPA: /ˈɛnɝveɪtəd/, SAMPA: /"En@`veIt@d/

    Adjective

    enervated ( comparative more enervated, superlative most enervated )

    1. Weakened, debilitated or deprived of strength or vitality .


Explanation of enervated by Wordnet Dictionary

enervated


    Adjective
    1. lacking strength or vigor



    Definition of enervated by GCIDE Dictionary

    enervated


    1. Enervate v. t. [imp. & p. p. Enervated ; p. pr. & vb. n. Enervating.] [L. enervatus, p. p. of enervare, fr. enervis nerveless, weak; e out + nervus nerve. See Nerve.] To deprive of nerve, force, strength, or courage; to render feeble or impotent; to make effeminate; to impair the moral powers of.

      A man . . . enervated by licentiousness. Macaulay.

      And rhyme began t' enervate poetry. Dryden.

      Syn. -- To weaken; enfeeble; unnerve; debilitate.

    2. enervated adj. lacking strength or vigor.

      Syn. -- adynamic, asthenic, debilitated.