debilitation debilitation


  • (n) serious weakening and loss of energy



  1. The earlier spine fractures are diagnosed, the earlier they can be treated before they compromise the shape of the spine or lead to debilitation.
  2. To be small and minority-owned in these times of economic debilitation makes the struggle more difficult, but in words worthy of a champion,.
  3. The same moral debilitation that made the Russian Revolution possible makes conservatives everywhere fatally incurious about their would-be supplanters.



  1. Mr Dobson said: "The work Mind does is invaluable because mental health generally doesn't get the attention it deserves. Nor can it always be separated from physical ill health." "The pain and debilitation of a physical ailment can make...
    on Dec 29, 2008 By: Frank Dobson Source: The Press, York

  2. "I can't sit by and watch a man who is clearly suffering from mental debilitation lose his home because of a $50 ticket," Barrett said Aug. 4, days after the foreclosure. "My next step is to reach out to the mental health community to see...
    on Sep 5, 2008 By: Mayor Tom Barrett Source: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

  3. "What I?ve learned is the range of debilitation is remarkable and I have been very blessed," Montgomery said Friday. "I?m up and walking and I?m out of the hospital after three weeks. I have some pain; nothing that?s not manageable."
    on Jun 12, 2006 By: Betty Montgomery Source: Columbus Dispatch

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