Synonyms of devitalize
weaken • Malnutrition weakens the patient.
reduce • Consumption is being reduced by 25 per cent.
undermine • They are accused of trying to undermine the government.
exhaust • The effort of speaking had exhausted him.
cripple • He had been warned that another bad fall could cripple him for life.
sap • I was afraid the sickness had sapped my strength.
debilitate • Fear threatened to debilitate me.
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crippleIf someone is crippled by an injury, it is so serious that they can never move their body properly again.
• He had been warned that another bad fall could cripple him for life.
debilitateIf you are debilitated by something such as an illness, it causes your body or mind to become gradually weaker.
• Fear threatened to debilitate me.
enervateto deprive of strength or vitality; weaken physically or mentally; debilitate
Thesaurus for devitalize from the Collins English Thesaurus