1. to make, or cause to appear, foolish or ridiculous.
2. to render absurdly or wholly futile or ineffectual, especially by degrading or frustrating means: Menial work can stultify the mind.
I have become your poodle. You trample on my heart, you crush me, you stultify me, and I love you as I have never loved in my life.
°°°°°°°°°°°°°°°°° ∼ Honoré de Balzac, Cousin Betty, translated by James Waring, 1901