Definition of enervating in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈenərˌvādiNG/


Causing one to feel drained of energy or vitality: the enervating humidity of the coast
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  • The fear is of contamination, some sort of pollution seen to have a diluting, enervating effect on a group that considers itself whole and defined by essential, unchanging characteristics.
  • But the final effect is more enervating than stimulating.
  • I had only just finished the enervating task of packing.

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Syllabification: en·er·vat·ing

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