stultification

Definitions of stultification
  1. noun
    the act of making something futile and useless (as by routine)
    synonyms: constipation, deadening, impairment
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    type of:
    debasement, degradation
    changing to a lower state (a less respected state)
  2. noun
    derision of someone or something as foolish or absurd or inconsistent
    synonyms: befooling
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    type of:
    derision
    contemptuous laughter
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