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debilitate


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Debilitate  \De*bil"i*tate\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Debilitated}; 
  p.  pr  &  vb  n.  {Debilitating}.]  [L.  debilitatus  p.  p.  of 
  debilitare  to  debilitate,  fr  debilis  See  {Debility}.] 
  To  impair  the  strength  of  to  weaken;  to  enfeeble;  as  to 
  debilitate  the  body  by  intemperance. 
 
  Various  ails  debilitate  the  mind.  --Jenyns. 
 
  The  debilitated  frame  of  Mr  Bertram  was  exhausted  by 
  this  last  effort.  --Sir  W. 
  Scott. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  debilitate 
  v  :  make  weak;  "Life  in  the  camp  drained  him"  [syn:  {enfeeble}, 
  {drain}] 




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