Each of them has distinctive and debilitating flaws in the eyes of Republican power brokers.
More than merely expensive, long commutes are mentally debilitating.
For his next film, about a songwriter trying to break into Hollywood, Brooks cast himself, although he had a debilitating stutter.
debilitating de·bil·i·tat·ing (dĭ-bĭl'ĭ-tā'tĭng)
Causing a loss of strength or energy.