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de·bil·i·tat·ing

(dĕ-bil'i-tāt'ing),
Denoting or characteristic of a morbid process that causes weakness.

de·bil·i·tat·ing

(dĕ-bil'i-tāt-ing)
Denoting or characteristic of a morbid process that causes weakness.

Debilitating

Weakening, or reducing the strength of.
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debilitating

causing weakness

de·bil·i·tat·ing

(dĕ-bil'i-tāt-ing)
Denoting or characteristic of a morbid process that causes weakness.
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