stul|ti|fi|ca|tion

stul|ti|fi|ca|tion
stul|ti|fi|ca|tion «STUHL tuh fuh KAY shuhn», noun.
1. the action of stultifying.
2. the state of being stultified: »

Our simple survival is not worth so much that it is to be purchased at the cost of intellectual stultification (Bulletin of Atomic Scientists).


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  • stul — stul·ti·fi·ca·tion; stul·ti·fy; stul·til·o·quence; stul·til·o·quy; stul·til·o·quent; stul·til·o·quen·tial; …   English syllables

  • tion — ab·bre·vi·a·tion; ab·di·ca·tion; ab·duc·tion; ab·er·ra·tion; ab·er·ra·tion·al; ab·jec·tion; ab·junc·tion; ab·ju·ra·tion; ab·lac·ta·tion; ab·la·tion; ab·lu·tion; ab·mi·gra·tion; ab·ne·ga·tion; ab·o·li·tion; ab·o·li·tion·ary; ab·o·li·tion·dom;… …   English syllables

  • stul´ti|fy´ing|ly — stul|ti|fy «STUHL tuh fy», transitive verb, fied, fy|ing. 1. to make worthless, useless, weak, or futile; frustrate: »to stultify a person s efforts or incentive, a program of reform stultified by public indifference, the stultifying atmosphere… …   Useful english dictionary

  • stul|ti|fy — «STUHL tuh fy», transitive verb, fied, fy|ing. 1. to make worthless, useless, weak, or futile; frustrate: »to stultify a person s efforts or incentive, a program of reform stultified by public indifference, the stultifying atmosphere of a prison… …   Useful english dictionary

  • -tion — ⇒ TION, SION, suff. Suff. issu du lat. tionem, entrant dans la constr. de nombreux subst. fém. qui expriment une action ou le résultat de cette action. Rem. D apr. DUB. Dér. 1962, p. 31, la forme fondamentale du suff. est tion avec les var. sion …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • stul|ti|fi|er — «STUHL tuh FY uhr», noun. a person or thing that stultifies …   Useful english dictionary

  • stul|til|o|quence — «stuhl TIHL uh kwuhns», noun. foolish or silly talk; senseless babble. ╂[< Latin stultiloquentia < stultiloquus speaking foolishly, ultimately < stultus foolish + loquī speak] …   Useful english dictionary

  • stul|til|o|quent — «stuhl TIHL uh kwuhnt», adjective. given to stultiloquence …   Useful english dictionary

  • -tion — [shən] [< Fr, OFr, or L: Fr tion < OFr cion < L tio (gen. tionis) < t of pp. stem + io (gen. ionis), suffix] suffix forming nouns 1. the act of ing 2. the state of being ed 3. the thing that is ed …   English World dictionary

  • Tion Meddon — es un personaje de la serie de películas de Star Wars. Alienigena de gran poderío político, miembro de la aristocracia del planeta Utapau. Meddon era de la especie de los Utapauians, unos seres de alta contextura con una piel grisacea y corrugada …   Enciclopedia Universal

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