enervar


enervar
v.
1 to sap, to weaken.
2 to exasperate (poner nervioso).
3 to enervate, to devitalize, to weaken.
Ricardo enerva a María Richard enervates Mary.
4 to unnerve, to make nervous, to make uneasy, to overexcite.
La emoción enerva a María The excitement unnerves Mary.
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enervar
verbo transitivo
1 MEDICINA to enervate
2 familiar (irritar) to irritate, exasperate, get on one's nerves
verbo pronominal enervarse
1 familiar to get flustered, get worked up
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VT (=debilitar) to enervate, weaken; (=poner nervioso a) to get on sb's nerves
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verbo transitivo
a) (irritar) to irritate
b) (debilitar) to enervate
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= jar, nerve, rile, grind on + Posesivo + nerves, raise + Posesivo + hackles.
Ex. She analyzes how her memory was jarred by this massacre.
Ex. But there's something which has nerved me before with the forum.
Ex. Now is not the time for superfluous rantings intended to rile the public.
Ex. We can often see in someone's face, or hear in his response to us, the times when we are grinding on his nerves.
Ex. But be prepared to raise some hackles if you take this approach, because it is essential you do it openly and not behind your boss' back.
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verbo transitivo
a) (irritar) to irritate
b) (debilitar) to enervate
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= jar, nerve, rile, grind on + Posesivo + nerves, raise + Posesivo + hackles.

Ex: She analyzes how her memory was jarred by this massacre.

Ex: But there's something which has nerved me before with the forum.
Ex: Now is not the time for superfluous rantings intended to rile the public.
Ex: We can often see in someone's face, or hear in his response to us, the times when we are grinding on his nerves.
Ex: But be prepared to raise some hackles if you take this approach, because it is essential you do it openly and not behind your boss' back.

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enervar [A1 ]
vt
1
(irritar): me enerva la música a todo volumen really loud music gets on my nerves o drives me mad o irritates me (colloq)
la enerva ver todo en desorden seeing everything in a mess really annoys her
2 (debilitar) to enervate
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enervar verbo transitivo
1 fam (poner nervioso) to exasperate, try one's temper: la falta de puntualidad le enerva, a lack of punctuality really gets on his nerves
2 (debilitar) to enervate, unnerve
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enervar vt
1. [debilitar] to sap, to weaken
2. Fam [poner nervioso] to irritate
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enervar
v/t fml
1 (debilitar) weaken, enervate fml
2 (irritar) irritate, get on the nerves of
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enervar vt
1) : to enervate
2) fam : to annoy, to get on one's nerves
enervante adj

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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