HyperDic: stultify

English > 3 senses of the word stultify:
VERBemotionstultifyprove to be of unsound mind or demonstrate someone's incompetence
communicationstultifycause to appear foolish
changestultify, crippledeprive of strength or efficiency
stultify > pronunciation
Soundsstah'ltahfay.
Rhymesacidify ... vilify: 78 rhymes with fay...
English > stultify: 3 senses > verb 1, emotion
Meaningprove to be of unsound mind or demonstrate someone's incompetence.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Example"nobody is legally allowed to stultify himself"
Categorylaw, jurisprudenceThe collection of rules imposed by authority
Broaderprove, demonstrate, establish, show, shewEstablish the validity of something, as by an example, explanation or experiment / experiment
Spanishdejar por inútil
Nounsstultificationderision of someone or something as foolish or absurd or inconsistent
English > stultify: 3 senses > verb 2, communication
MeaningCause to appear foolish.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Broaderridicule, roast, guy, blackguard, laugh at, jest at, rib, make fun, poke funsubject to laughter or ridicule
Spanishridiculizar
Nounsstultificationderision of someone or something as foolish or absurd or inconsistent
English > stultify: 3 senses > verb 3, change
Meaningdeprive of strength or efficiency; make useless or worthless.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Synonymcripple
Broaderweakenlessen the strength of
Spanishincapacitar, inutilizar, invalidar, lisiar, mutilar, tullir
Catalanesgarriar, esguerrar, incapacitar

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