enervateen‧er‧vate /ˈenəveɪt $ -ər-/ verb [transitive] formal 🔊 🔊 MIWEAKto make you feel tired and weak 🔊 The hot sun enervated her to the point of collapse. —enervated adjective [not before noun] 🔊 David felt too enervated to resist. —enervating adjective→ See Verb table
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enervate• Or, maybe less tired than enervated.• Feeling at once enervated and threatened, the enterprise collectively hunkers into a defensive, self-protective posture.• He seems at first laconic and enervated, loathe to put a sentence together aloud.