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  • v. Simple past of incapacitate.
  • adj. Unable to act

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

  • adj. lacking in or deprived of strength or power


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  • And one does not have to be a lawyer to understand that inviting such a person to sign a legal form, especially without first taking careful steps to make sure they're not incapacitated, is highly unethical.


  • A 23-year-old woman using one of the stalls -- described by the sources as "incapacitated" -- screamed for help.

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  • David Blunkett says people should work until they are 'incapacitated' - Telegraph

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  • And I think if you think about scenarios in the future -- let's say Fidel Castro dies or becomes incapacitated, which is going happen one of these days -- nobody believes that his brother Raoul is going to have the same ability over time to maintain political power and control.

    CNN Transcript Apr 23, 2000

  • Levels of unemployment fudged by the numbers receiving benefits; Levels of employment bolstered by immigrant workers who are happy to do the work out lazy, sorry 'incapacitated', unemployed won't.

    Smoking Guns and the Morality of Parliamentary Privilege

  • BASH: To bolster his argument, Obama said this week that the 1993 World Trade Center suspects were -- quote -- "incapacitated" by being convicted in U.S. courts.

    CNN Transcript Jun 18, 2008

  • Newspaper accounts on the discovery of the gun and comments made by the owner of the flight service, maintaining that his pilot was not at fault and that he had to have been "incapacitated" somehow.

    Autopsy - The Big Bopper

  • The PAC was "incapacitated" to achieve these aims.

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  • Goering added that if no reply was received that night, he would judge the Fuehrer "incapacitated" and would take over.

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  • Another member of the group later wrote on Twitter that Margera had been "incapacitated" by

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