Enervating in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Enervating

That enervates. | present participle of enervate

Short Example Sentences for Enervating

  • 1. Who has not suffered from their enervating effects? 🔊
  • 2. His very mansion breathed an enervating atmosphere of languor and delight. 🔊
  • 3. His unstrung nerves kept on quivering in an enervating slumber. 🔊
  • 4. Marsh meant when he spoke about hot-house enervating concentration. 🔊
  • 5. For all the enervating heat, he applied himself vigorously to his tasks. 🔊

How to use Enervating in Sentences?

  • 1. It would be enervating to have someone always there and perpetually sympathetic. 🔊
  • 2. The chief people surrendered themselves to all the enervating effects of pleasure and luxury. 🔊
  • 3. But the northerner was not suited by nature for the hot and enervating climate of the south. 🔊
  • 4. This enervating fear blends into every thought I have, whether sleeping or waking. 🔊
  • 5. Why, then, do I desire some anguish which shall destroy the enervating peace of my existence? 🔊
  • 6. The contemplation of this woman had an enervating effect upon him, like the use of a perfume that is too strong. 🔊
  • 7. The morning freshness of the atmosphere had given place to such enervating heat that she had been carrying her coat on her arm for several hours. 🔊
  • 8. There were showers of rain sometimes, but the moisture in that baking atmosphere only added to its stifling and enervating effects. 🔊
  • 9. It is the enervating softness and delicacy of modern customs, which present the greatest obstacle to the use of cold water. 🔊
  • 10. He escaped from between the beds, and from that close, enervating domestic atmosphere where he was misunderstood by women and disdained by infants. 🔊
  • 11. Nature attempts to check polygamy by reducing the number of females, and failing in this, by enervating the whole stock. 🔊
  • 12. It was hardly possible that the fertile soil and enervating climate of the Delta would have evolved a warrior race. 🔊
  • 13. And all this," he continued inwardly, "is the natural result of a long period of deadening, enervating peace. 🔊
  • 14. And something in the enervating atmosphere, and the dream-like charm, again had that dangerously soothing effect upon Lawrence. 🔊
  • 15. The two continued on in silence, Dick trolling along, switching the bugs from the pink blossoms that filled the air with an enervating odor. 🔊
  • 16. The good sense of the youth had strengthened and increased under the enervating system which would have destroyed a weaker brain and a less honest heart. 🔊
  • 17. There seemed to be a certain enervating influence in the atmosphere, under the effects of which the habitues of the place were plainly struck with a spirit of indolence. 🔊
  • 18. When I was in Constance the weather was misty and enervating and depressing, it was no pleasure to travel on the big flat desolate lake. 🔊
  • 19. In 1675 one Tryer drank punch in India and, like the poor thing that he was, basely libelled it as an enervating liquor. 🔊
  • 20. The carriage rolled on, and the honeysuckles and the syringas trailed over the garden fences, sending forth puffs of enervating odour into the night air. 🔊
  • 21. The conquered race, cowed by ages of tyranny under native princes, possesses those mild and effeminate characteristics fostered by a languid and enervating climate. 🔊
  • 22. Drying by exposure in this way is not as enervating as "burning" in a hot pile, and better have recourse to any method of drying the manure than use it wet. 🔊
  • 23. Was her love for the children only an inverted form of sensual egotism, an enervating slavery for them, really only a snatched-up substitute for the personal life which was ebbing away from her? 🔊
  • 24. The pursuit of mere physical enjoyment and luxury is recognised as having an enervating and blunting effect upon the finer spiritual faculties: it puts the instrument out of tune and spoils its tone. 🔊
  • 25. There was not the slightest word said by her to show that she had disapproved his approaches now that the glamour of the moment, the enervating effects of close communion in the warm air of a spring night, were gone. 🔊