Definition of stultify verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

stultify

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˈstʌltɪfaɪ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈstʌltɪfaɪ//
 
stultify somebody/something(formal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they stultify
BrE BrE//ˈstʌltɪfaɪ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈstʌltɪfaɪ//
 
he / she / it stultifies
BrE BrE//ˈstʌltɪfaɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈstʌltɪfaɪz//
 
past simple stultified
BrE BrE//ˈstʌltɪfaɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈstʌltɪfaɪd//
 
past participle stultified
BrE BrE//ˈstʌltɪfaɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈstʌltɪfaɪd//
 
-ing form stultifying
BrE BrE//ˈstʌltɪfaɪɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈstʌltɪfaɪɪŋ//
 
 
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to make somebody feel very bored and unable to think of new ideas Cults stultify their members' critical thinking abilities.