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stultifying

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishstultifyingstul‧ti‧fy‧ing /ˈstʌltəfaɪ-ɪŋ/ adjective formal 🔊 🔊 BORINGso boring that you feel as though you are losing your ability to think 🔊 a stultifying office environmentstultify verb [transitive]
Examples from the Corpus
stultifyinga stultifying corporate environmentPrivate enterprise and initiative would replace the stultifying effect of joint responsibility and periodic redistribution of land.For the courts to take upon themselves the task of making this determination is a stultifying, even a discrediting, exercise.Together with its stultifying racial enmities, this seems to have brought it to a halt, and placed it beyond history.A hierarchy is seen as stultifying, rigid and caste-like.
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