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Definition of "enervation" [en•er•va•tion]

  • Act of enervating; debilitation. (noun)
  • State of being enervated; debility. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "enervation" in a sentence
  • "But after a couple of hours, in the neighbourhood of eleven, when it may be anything from 110 to 120 degrees in the shade, a kind of enervation sets in."
  • "She does not see, of course, that the new movement among women is a spiritual movement – that women, whose work has been taken away from them, are now beating at new doors, crying to be let in that they may take part in new labors, and thus save womanhood from the enervation which is threatening it."
  • "You seem to think that it is purposely unsatisfactory, or rather dissatisfactory: but it seems to me to proceed from a kind of enervation in De Quincey."