The word of the week is Enervate – n·er·vate
Enervate is defined as to weaken or take away physical, mental or moral strength.
An example of enervate is when a medication causes a person to lose their physical strength.
I must admit that my first inclination when seeing the word was to think it was similar to energize, but that is wrong. This is one of those words where you think you can figure out what it means because it sounds like something else, but then you find out you are wrong. It is always good to look up those questionable words to be sure.
The definition of enervate, the meaning of the word Enervate:
Is enervate a scrabble word? Yes!
- v. – Weaken mentally or morally
- v. – Disturb the composure of
Enervate is worth 11 points in Scrabble, and 13 points in Words with Friends
There are 8 letters in enervate: A E E E N R T V
Have fun using this word this week.
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