Definition for E-NERV'ATE

E-NERV'ATE, v.t. [L. enervo; e and nervus, nerve.]

  1. To deprive of nerve, force or strength; to weaken; to render feeble. Idleness and voluptuous indulgences enervate the body. Vices and luxury enervate the strength of states.
  2. To cut the nerves; as, to enervate a horse. Encyc.

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