incapacitated incapacitated  /ɪn kə ˈpæ sɪ ˌteɪ tɪd/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) lacking in or deprived of strength or power

Usage(s):

  1. The PA constitution requires that if the president is incapacitated, his post would be temporarily filled by the Speaker of the Palestinian legislature.
  2. He was very reluctant to sign an enduring power of attorney to empower me, or my brother, to make decisions about his care and my mom's if he were incapacitated.
  3. Investigators found five cases of it being performed on legally incapacitated offenders who were not capable of making an informed decision.

News

  1. PSL officer rescues incapacitated driver

    A Port St. Lucie police sergeant's quick thinking helped prevent a car crash and saved the life of an incapacitated driver in Port St. Lucie, according to authorities.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: WFLX FOX 29

  2. PSL cop rescues incapacitated driver

    A Port St. Lucie sergeant displays true heroism after saving the life of an incapacitated driver by helping prevent a possible car crash, according to authorities.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: ABC Action News Tampa Bay

  3. Incapacitated voters can still vote in city CIP election

    Registered voters in Washington County who become physically incapacitated after 5 p.m. on June 4 won’t have to miss the June 11 special election for the City of Bartlesville, County Election Board Secretary Yvonne House said today. House said state law permits registered voters who will be unable to go to the polls because they become incapacitated after that time to vote on an emergency basis ...
    on June 5, 2013     Source: Bartlesville Examiner-Enterprise

Quotes

  1. "What we know is that, in previous terrorist attacks - for example, the first attack against the World Trade Center - we were able to arrest those responsible, put them on trial. They are currently in US prisons, incapacitated. And the fact that the...
    on Jun 17, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "The progress of this disease is apparently erratic and unpredictable. It may well be that seven years from now, it will be stable," Domenici said. "On the other hand, it may also be that the disease will have incapacitated me. That's...
    on Oct 4, 2007 By: Pete Domenici Source: Forbes

  3. "He didn't drink at work, and was never completely incapacitated by his weakness," McCain wrote in "Faith of My Fathers." "But he would often ease his way into social settings by drinking too much. And, as with most people, drinking changed...
    on May 30, 2008 By: John McCain Source: International Herald Tribune

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