“One meaning is to make a person appear stupid or foolish. But mainly it means to lose all enthusiasm due to a boring routine. So you might say that being in prison was stultifying if you had nothing to do. Or that the stultifying job meant you were so bored you couldn't achieve anything.”
To hear Valerie and Allison chat more about this and more on the world of writing, blogging and publishing, check out this week's Episode 109 of our podcast, So you want to be a writer.