To better see all uses of the word
stultify
in
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
please enable javascript.

Go to New Version of This Page
This old version has not been updated since 2016,
but we're leaving it in case you prefer it.
Show What's New
Please update your links from the new version.
stultify
Used In
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
Show Multiple Meanings (Less common than this sense)
Go to Book Vocabulary
Go to Word Detail
  • Yet as he prowled in quest of that call, his senses, stultified only by his desire, would note keenly all that wounded or shamed them; his eyes, a ring of porter froth on a clothless table or a photograph of two soldiers standing to attention or a gaudy playbill; his ears, the drawling jargon of greeting: —Hello, Bertie, any good in your mind?

  • There are no more uses of "stultify" in the book.


    Show samples from other sources
  • Flat, gently rolling, it is stultifying.
    Gary Paulsen  --  Woodsong
  • What fired the imagination of my students one week bored and stultified them the next.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Water is Wide

  • Go to more samples
Show Multiple Meanings (Less common than this sense)
Go to Book Vocabulary
verbalworkout.com . . . enhancing vocabulary while reading