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enervation


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Enervation  \En`er*va"tion\,  n.  [L.  enervatio:  cf  F. 
  ['e]nervation.] 
  1.  The  act  of  weakening,  or  reducing  strength. 
 
  2.  The  state  of  being  weakened;  effeminacy.  --Bacon. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  enervation 
  n  1:  lack  of  vitality;  "an  enervation  of  mind  greater  than  any 
  fatigue" 
  2:  serious  weakening  and  loss  of  energy  [syn:  {debilitation},  {enfeeblement}, 
  {exhaustion}] 




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