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  • adjective Tending to stultify.

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Examples

  • When reached for comment, a Facebook spokesperson sincerely apologized on behalf of the company for ever having allowed this kind of stultifying dreck in the first place.

    Mike Condrick: Facebook Introduces Controversial New Relevancy Policies

  • One Egyptian scholar whom Lester interviewed described orthodox Islam as "stultifying" in that "it reduces a devine, eternal, and dynamic text to a fixed human interpretation with no more life and meaning than 'a trinket ... a talisman ... or an ornament. '"

    Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Islam

  • One Egyptian scholar whom Lester interviewed described orthodox Islam as "stultifying" in that "it reduces a devine, eternal, and dynamic text to a fixed human interpretation with no more life and meaning than 'a trinket ... a talisman ... or an ornament. '"

    Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Islam

  • The key terms that Hitchens uses to describe that worldview are familiar in the rhetoric of atheism: superstition, false consolation, "mind-forged manacles of servility," "stultifying pseudo-science," and of course, the blandishments of organized religion.

    Deepak Chopra: The Atheist's Mistake

  • If I have had to lean on others in difficult times -- and I have -- it has eroded by self-esteem and I have therefore endeavored to get back on my own feet rather than develop, G-d forbid, a stultifying and painful dependency.

    Rabbi Shmuley Boteach: The Demonization of Eric Cantor

  • This opening episode illuminates the role played by the vorticists in dragging the British art establishment away from stultifying orthodoxy, while the first world war provides the backdrop for some of the early 20th century's most arresting works.

    TV highlights: 11/07/2011

  • If I have had to lean on others in difficult times -- and I have -- it has eroded by self-esteem and I have therefore endeavored to get back on my own feet rather than develop, G-d forbid, a stultifying and painful dependency.

    Rabbi Shmuley Boteach: The Demonization of Eric Cantor

  • The key terms that Hitchens uses to describe that worldview are familiar in the rhetoric of atheism: superstition, false consolation, "mind-forged manacles of servility," "stultifying pseudo-science," and of course, the blandishments of organized religion.

    Deepak Chopra: The Atheist's Mistake

  • If I have had to lean on others in difficult times -- and I have -- it has eroded by self-esteem and I have therefore endeavored to get back on my own feet rather than develop, G-d forbid, a stultifying and painful dependency.

    Rabbi Shmuley Boteach: The Demonization of Eric Cantor

  • If I have had to lean on others in difficult times -- and I have -- it has eroded by self-esteem and I have therefore endeavored to get back on my own feet rather than develop, G-d forbid, a stultifying and painful dependency.

    Rabbi Shmuley Boteach: The Demonization of Eric Cantor

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