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Meaning of DEVITALIZE

Pronunciation:  dee'vIt`lIz

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[v]  sap of life or energy; "The recession devitalized the economy"
 

DEVITALIZE is a 10 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: devitalise
 
 Antonyms: vitalise, vitalize
 
 See Also: eviscerate, weaken

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\De*vi"tal*ize\, v. t.
To deprive of life or vitality. -- {De*vi`tal*i*za"tion}, n.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: abate, afflict, attenuate, blunt, castrate, cramp, cripple, damp, dampen, deaden, debilitate, demasculinize, deprive, derange, desex, desexualize, disable, disorder, dry up, dull, effeminize, emasculate, enervate, enfeeble, etiolate, eviscerate, exhaust, extenuate, gruel, hospitalize, incapacitate, indispose, invalid, lay low, lay up, mitigate, rattle, reduce, sap, shake, shake up, sicken, soften up, sterilize, unbrace, undermine, unman, unnerve, unstrengthen, unstring, weaken
 

 

 

 

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