debilitated debilitated  /də ˈbɪ lə ˌteɪ tɪd/


  • (adj) lacking strength or vigor



  1. This inertia of habit may ensure that after 50 years, even a debilitated ETA could be hard to eradicate.
  2. Rita's eye took dead aim at the already debilitated Sabine Basin, which lies between Port Arthur, Texas, and Lake.
  3. Indeed, I believe the leavening effects of direct experience are especially valuable for those who are blinkered by ideology and debilitated by extreme views.


  1. Event to benefit Rothschild teen

    The headaches and stomach pain began in November 2011, and left then-11-year-old Collin Rucinski debilitated and in bed for days at a time.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Wausau Daily Herald

  2. Not cured, but cancer survivors hopeful, loved

    Ninety-one teams were registered for Saturday's annual cancer fundraiser at the track behind Centennial High School that raised about $185,000 in Champaign County. CHAMPAIGN — Connie Kaiser could barely walk two laps at the Champaign County Relay for Life a year ago, debilitated from treatment for advanced breast cancer discovered about two months earlier. Sam Wells was feeling and looking good ...
    on June 9, 2013     Source:


  1. "It is common for former players to suffer lingering injuries from their playing days," Conyers said. "I am greatly concerned that many of those most debilitated by their injuries are finding it difficult to receive disability benefits."
    on Oct 12, 2007 By: John Conyers Source: FOXNews

  2. "At the time of the original recording I was so debilitated by despair and drug-need that I was useless," Hell said. "The record ended up being a high-pitched sludge of guitar noise. It was a shame because the songs were clean, simple, and...
    on Jul 10, 2009 By: Richard Hell Source:

  3. "He better not be debilitated because those guys chasing him Saturday are - no, I would expect him not to be debilitated," Tressel said. "Adrenaline is an amazing thing, even when you're feeling a little bit sore or whatnot. All of a sudden...
    on Nov 3, 2009 By: Jim Tressel Source: Canton Repository

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