Synonyms for stultify

Synonyms for (verb) stultify

Synonyms: stultify, cripple

Definition: deprive of strength or efficiency; make useless or worthless

Usage: This measure crippled our efforts; Their behavior stultified the boss's hard work

Similar words: weaken

Definition: lessen the strength of

Usage: The fever weakened his body


Synonyms: stultify

Definition: cause to appear foolish

Usage: He stultified himself by contradicting himself and being inconsistent

Similar words: jest at, make fun, laugh at, blackguard, guy, poke fun, rib, ridicule, roast

Definition: subject to laughter or ridicule

Usage: The satirists ridiculed the plans for a new opera house; The students poked fun at the inexperienced teacher; His former students roasted the professor at his 60th birthday


Synonyms: stultify

Definition: prove to be of unsound mind or demonstrate someone's incompetence

Usage: nobody is legally allowed to stultify himself

Similar words: shew, show, prove, demonstrate, establish

Definition: establish the validity of something, as by an example, explanation or experiment

Usage: The experiment demonstrated the instability of the compound; The mathematician showed the validity of the conjecture