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The meaning of Stultify


Stultify – definition


Cause to lose enthusiasm and initiative, especially as a result of a tedious or restrictive routine.

Usage examples:

He found ways of gently subverting the class system that stultified 1950s english society

Cause (someone) to appear foolish or absurd.

Usage examples:

Like women elsewhere, african women are stultified by circumstances largely beyond their control.

To prevent something from developing, or prevent someone from developing new ideas

Usage examples:

She felt the repetitive exercises stultified her musical technique so she stopped doing them., the …

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Afstompen, Versuffen, Bespottelijk maken, Ongerijmd maken, Te niet doen, Verijdelen

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Abrutir, Déshumaniser, Rendre vain, Enlever toute valeur à

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Verdummen, Lähmen, Verkümmern

Stultify: translate from English into Hindi

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मूर्ख बनाना, कुंद हो जाना, वृथा करना, मूर्ख आचरण करना, अपने की बेवकूफ बनाना

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Intorpidire, Invalidare, Neutralizzare

Stultify: translate from English into Korean

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더럽히다, 바보스럽게 보이게 하다, 망쳐버리다

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Отуплять, Сводить на нет, Выставлять в смешном виде

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Poner en ridículo, Hacer inútil, Hacer ridículo

Word origin

mid 18th century: from late Latin stultificare, from Latin stultus ‘foolish’.

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