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debilitate

[dih-bil-i-teyt]
verb (used with object), debilitated, debilitating.
to make weak or feeble; enfeeble: The siege of pneumonia debilitated her completely.

Origin:
1525–35; < Latin dēbilitātus (past participle of dēbilitāre), equivalent to dēbilit-, stem of dēbilis weak + -ātus -ate1

debilitant, noun
debilitation, noun
debilitative, adjective
nondebilitating, adjective
nondebilitation, noun
nondebilitative, adjective
overdebilitate, verb (used with object), overdebilitated, overdebilitating.
undebilitated, adjective
undebilitating, adjective
undebilitative, adjective


weaken, deplete, enervate, devitalize.
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debilitate (dɪˈbɪlɪˌteɪt)
 
vb
(tr) to make feeble; weaken
 
[C16: from Latin dēbilitāre, from dēbilis weak]
 
debili'tation
 
n

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debilitate
1530s, from L. debilitat-, pp. stem of debilitare "to weaken," from debilis "weak" (see debility). Related: Debilitated (1610s).
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