What does enervating mean?

Definitions for enervating

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word enervating.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. debilitative, enervating, enfeebling, weakening(adj)

    causing debilitation

Webster Dictionary

  1. Enervating

    of Enervate


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of enervating in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of enervating in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Emma Goldman:

    It is safe to say that no other superstition is so detrimental to growth, so enervating and paralyzing to the minds and hearts of the people, as the superstition of Morality.

  2. Charles Baudelaire:

    The being who, for most men, is the source of the most lively, and even, be it said, to the shame of philosophical delights, the most lasting joys; the being towards or for whom all their efforts tend for whom and by whom fortunes are made and lost; for whom, but especially by whom, artists and poets compose their most delicate jewels; from whom flow the most enervating pleasures and the most enriching sufferings -- woman, in a word, is not, for the artist in general... only the female of the human species. She is rather a divinity, a star.

  3. Rogers Turrentine:

    There is no mystery, at least not the kind you want. In real life there are no fogbound moors or clues on matchbooks or fifth columnists waiting to be unmasked. it would be nice if here were, because then there would be solutions to things in life, but it doesn't always work that way. Everyone likes a good detective story. I went through my Hammett phase in college. I think the attraction is, in life our mysteries aren't exciting. You know They're just intractable and depressing and enervating. Like, why do we always hurt the ones we love. Where does the money go ...in a detective story, at least the universe makes sense. It was him. He did it. The natural order is disturbed, but the beauty of it is that it's restored again.

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