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