Verb(1) prove to be of unsound mind or demonstrate someone's incompetence(2) cause to appear foolish(3) deprive of strength or efficiency; make useless or worthless
(1) If not, then some variant of Orwell's nightmare will descend upon the world to enslave and stultify life for the upcoming centuries.(2) The government's withholding of information, for example about the arms deal and self-interested involvement in it, and the requirement of political correctness in public debate, however, stultify democracy.(3) Such tests tend to stultify the most creative teachers even as they, at least in theory, help the worst students.(4) Counsel is not expected to stultify himself in an attempt to advance his client's interests(5) Against the Portuguese side, however, this seemed the product of facing a side as proficient in stultifying opponents as Celtic have proved in the past.(6) Their wish to expand the audience probably emanates from their belief that poetry should be enjoyed and practised by everyone; that poetry needs to be liberated from stultifying analysis.(7) Without the inclusion of this track, the disc feels nearly stultifying , but with it, altogether pleasant.(8) Whatever endangers the opportunity for inquiry and innovation threatens to make education dull and stultifying .(9) One lesson from the early 1970s is that trying to centralize or organize all the community energies into one big movement is stultifying for everyone concerned.(10) A genuinely democratic culture has therefore been stultified and the ruling elite itself largely lacks popular legitimacy.(11) Busoni claimed to despise ├ö├ç├┐tradition├ö├ç├û - or at least any semblance of slavish adherence thereto - as a stultifier , yet he was himself unquestionably a staunch upholder and developer of ├ö├ç├┐traditions├ö├ç├û.(12) Suppose further that other children who have a genetic disadvantage also have an environment that stultifies their musical talents.(13) There is no doubt that the exterior material is beautiful, but it is also a bit stultifying in its quantity.(14) Where both forms of expression are used together, as in the present case, they may indeed tend to be mutually stultifying .(15) It is a field where most of the books are minefields, road maps to oblivion, mind stultifiers , or very limited in their scope.(16) The stultifiers are the people from Historic Preservation and the fire department, the museum types and the Arts Council.
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Different Formsstultifies, stultify, stultifying
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