Definition of enervation in English:



mass noun
  • A feeling of being drained of energy or vitality; fatigue.

    ‘a sense of enervation’
    • ‘This starting point corresponds to the feelings of enervation and hopelessness that the current the administration generates.’
    • ‘The feeling of aimlessness and enervation was alarming, and the resulting imagery memorable.’
    • ‘Rather than passivity and enervation, the goal now is loyalty and mobilization.’
    • ‘Again, the speaker's anxiety and enervation concern the chasm below.’
    • ‘All it achieves is presumably the exhaustion of what appears to be an inexhaustible woman and the enervation of her audience.’
    fatigue, exhaustion, tiredness, overtiredness, weariness, lassitude, lack of energy, lack of vitality, devitalization, weakness, feebleness, impotence, enfeebled state, debilitation, incapacitation, indisposition, prostration, immobility
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