from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To deprive of fortitude, strength, or firmness of purpose.
- transitive v. To make nervous or upset.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To deprive of nerve, force, or strength; to weaken; to enfeeble.
- v. To upset.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To deprive of nerve, force, or strength; to weaken; to enfeeble.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To deprive of nerve, force, or strength; weaken; enfeeble; hence, to deprive of power or authority, as a government.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. disturb the composure of
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