stultify

Part of speech: verb

To cause to appear absurd; make a fool of.

Part of speech: noun

Stuitification.

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Usage examples "stultify":

  1. Seven months before Congress had recognized the necessity for calling the convention together; whatever need for its work existed then, there was the same need now; and by refusing to take due cognizance of it Congress would simply stultify itself. - "The Critical Period of American History", John Fiske.
  2. I can't stultify myself to prove this poor girl an adventuress. - "Rose MacLeod", Alice Brown.
  3. But my unseen world is to be bona fide unseen and, in so far as I say I know anything about it, I stultify myself. - "The Note-Books of Samuel Butler", Samuel Butler.