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Devitalize   Listen

Sap of life or energy.  Synonym: devitalise.

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"Devitalize" Quotes from Famous Books

... so render any cure by mental or other means unnecessary? It seems to me that, by thus allowing the body to become diseased, and then "curing" it by mental control (even granting that this is the case), we burn the candle at both ends—for the reason that we devitalize the body by allowing it to become diseased and then waste more energy in the mental effort to get well again! Would it not be more simple and more philosophical so to regulate the life that such diseased states ...
— The Problems of Psychical Research - Experiments and Theories in the Realm of the Supernormal • Hereward Carrington

Words linked to "Devitalize" :   weaken, devitalization, vitalize, eviscerate

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