Antonyms of verb energize

1 of 2 senses of energize

Sense 1
stimulate, arouse, brace, energize, energise, perk up -- (cause to be alert and energetic; "Coffee and tea stimulate me"; "This herbal infusion doesn't stimulate")
       Antonym of de-energize (Sense 1)
      => de-energize, de-energise -- (deprive of energy)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb energize

2 senses of energize

Sense 1
stimulate, arouse, brace, energize, energise, perk up -- (cause to be alert and energetic; "Coffee and tea stimulate me"; "This herbal infusion doesn't stimulate")
       => affect -- (act physically on; have an effect upon; "the medicine affects my heart rate")

Sense 2
excite, energize, energise -- (raise to a higher energy level; "excite the atoms")
       => change, alter, modify -- (cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue")

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