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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of stultify.


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  • Sarah noted that I used the word stultified to describe myself three times yesterday.

    lazarus Diary Entry

  • The seaman's rendering of the word "stultified" into Eskimo was curious, and cannot easily be explained, but it was well understood by Angut, and apparently by Kannoa, for another chuckle came just then from the culinary department.

    Red Rooney The Last of the Crew

  • The implication that only international relations experts should talk about international relations is exactly the kind of stultified thinking that has led to the many failures in our security policy to begin with.

    American Scientist Online

  • The Pact includes: religious iconography, a stultified house, a sexy tough girl protagonist played with equal parts fragility and ferocity by Caity Lotz, a newly-dead and much-despised mother, a serial killer on the loose, a fragile girlwoman with raccoon eyes who sees dead people, wiry bald men slithering through small spaces, a hot cop who would like to save the day, but instead provides the movie's nod to gore.

    Heather Donahue: Sundance 2012: The Pact

  • Kelly has infiltrated the often stultified debates about art, feminism, civil rights, and anti-war protest with installations that give narrative voice to those whom such subjects most affect.

    This week's new exhibitions

  • You explain how this was possible: He wasn't stultified by them because he's one of the "restless, relentless individuals" our country needs to "grow and prosper" as it "always has."

    On the Insanely Great and Fruitful Career of Steve Jobs

  • It is the lack of human ingenuity and passion plus an inordinate propensity to claim to be stultified by rules and controls imposed by government managers.

    On the Insanely Great and Fruitful Career of Steve Jobs

  • He may be thinking about adopting Washington, a city stultified by decades of colorless, inoffensive architecture.

    Profile of Vancouver architect Bing Thom

  • He has gagged abused and betrayed you by means of stratagems, he has stultified your understanding, he has woven around you a long list of defects that he declared essential to your well being, to your nature.

    So Much Pretty

  • After four years of tending house for their widowed father, she struck Julia as “quite stale and stultified.”

    A Covert Affair


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