enervation enervation

Definition(s):

  1. (n) lack of vitality
  2. (n) serious weakening and loss of energy
  3. (n) surgical removal of a nerve

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. But it will face the sadder fate of a slow-motion enervation.
  2. I don't associate any degree of tiredness or enervation with any particular controversy.
  3. That is too harsh, although this final leg sometimes displays the enervation of a long haul.

News

  1. SAT Focuses on Achievement

    Attention, high school freshmen. If you’re planning to take the SAT in two years, you probably won’t need to memorize the definitions of words like obsequious, propinquity, enervation or lachrymose.
    on April 17, 2014     Source: Valley News

  2. SAT redesign: Focus on relevant vocabulary, algebra

    Students taking the new SAT in two years likely won't have to worry about obscure or rarely used vocabulary words -- so long obsequious , propinquity and enervation. Instead, the revamped exam will test their knowledge of "high-utility" words whose meanings can be found in context, according to details of the redesigned SAT released this morning.
    on April 16, 2014     Source: Orlando Sentinel

  3. SAT's redesign: Obscure vocabulary to be replaced by relevant words, math to focus most on algebra

    Students taking the new SAT in two years likely won't have to worry about obscure or rarely used vocabulary words -- so long obsequious , propinquity and enervation. Instead, the revamped exam will test their knowledge of "high-utility" words whose meanings can be found in context, according to details of the redesigned SAT released this morning.
    on April 16, 2014     Source: Orlando Sentinel

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