enervate vs unsettle what difference

what is difference between enervate and unsettle

English

Etymology

From Latin ēnervātus, past participle of ēnervō (to weaken).

Pronunciation

  • (verb): IPA(key): /ˌɛn.ə(ɹ)ˈveɪt/ (UK)
  • (adjective): IPA(key): /ˈɛn.ə(ɹ).vət/ (UK)

Verb

enervate (third-person singular simple present enervates, present participle enervating, simple past and past participle enervated)

  1. (transitive) To reduce strength or energy; debilitate.
    After being laid off three times in a row, she felt too enervated to look for another job.
  2. (transitive) To weaken morally or mentally.
  3. (medicine) To partially or completely remove a nerve.

Quotations

For quotations using this term, see Citations:enervate.

Synonyms

  • (reduce strength): debilitate, weaken

Antonyms

  • (reduce strength): strengthen, revive
  • (reduce morally, mentally): bolster

Translations

Adjective

enervate (comparative more enervate, superlative most enervate)

  1. Made feeble; weakened.

Anagrams

  • venerate

Latin

Participle

ēnervāte

  1. vocative masculine singular of ēnervātus


English

Etymology

un- +‎ settle

Verb

unsettle (third-person singular simple present unsettles, present participle unsettling, simple past and past participle unsettled)

  1. To make upset or uncomfortable
    Don’t unsettle the horses or they’ll bolt.
  2. To bring into disorder or disarray

Antonyms

  • settle

Translations

Anagrams

  • lunettes, tunelets

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