Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act of weakening; the state of being weakened or enfeebled.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The act or process of debilitating, or the condition of one who is debilitated; weakness.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The act or process of debilitating, or the condition of one who is debilitated; weakness.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun serious weakening and loss of energy

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Examples

  • Energetically, it gets quite complicated because some infections are considered hot while others are cold and are caused by long-term debilitation.

    The Last Chance Dog

  • Energetically, it gets quite complicated because some infections are considered hot while others are cold and are caused by long-term debilitation.

    The Last Chance Dog

  • Repeated concussions can lead to serious lifelong debilitation, and sequential concussions second impact syndrome can be fatal.

    First down (and out cold); Football helmets fail to protect against concussions

  • The condition induces severe debilitation in many cases.

    Cloning scientists create human brain cells

  • Given how much disability and debilitation of health in this country is linked to chronic pain, going largely untreated by the current for-profit-ONLY health care system, this dissonance is important to remember.

    Archive 2010-04-01

  • Remarkably, it is only in the last pages of his memoir, after his depression has lifted and he is beyond its debilitation, that he realizes that the depression began long ago, when, at the age of twelve, he lost his mother.

    History of a Suicide

  • I was reading a magazine the other day with an article about some guy who had a debilitation headache like yours.

    Chocolate & Vicodin

  • The debilitation and loss of the Seattle P-I severely limited public investigation.

    Boo! (Jack Bog's Blog)

  • I was reading a magazine the other day with an article about some guy who had a debilitation headache like yours.

    Chocolate & Vicodin

  • Remarkably, it is only in the last pages of his memoir, after his depression has lifted and he is beyond its debilitation, that he realizes that the depression began long ago, when, at the age of twelve, he lost his mother.

    History of a Suicide

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