incapacitate

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incapacitate

(ĭn″kă-păs′ĭ-tāt)
Being made incapable of some function, act or strength. This may be purely physical or intellectual or both.
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Because the incapacitated wrongdoings were the foreseeable upshots of the agents' earlier behaviors, we trace responsibility for the incapacitated wrongdoings back to the agent's responsibility for their incapacitating actions.
However, the ordinary-responsibility account can give us the right explanation in those cases: The culpably incapacitated agents are blameworthy for culpably incapacitating themselves.
At that time, we were treating patients who had incapacitating unilateral Meniere's disease with high-concentration intratympanic gentamicin.
Euphoric, energizing bouts of mania or other signs of mental disorder that are not too severe or incapacitating may provide the psychological unease associated with creativity, the Kentucky psychiatrist points out.
Rates of severe, often incapacitating depression have increased in each succeeding generation born since 1915, according to the first international study of trends in the frequency of depression.
But this "stunning" example "portrays how really incapacitating withdrawal can be" among low and moderate consumers of the drug, notes Roland R.
Scientists have identified a brain region apparently involved in both schizophrenia and severe depression, two of the most incapacitating psychiatric disorders.
There appears to be something related to severe, incapacitating depression -- and not to milder depression, other psychiatric disorders or being in a hospital -- that weakens the body's immune system and increases susceptibility to physical illness, according to researchers at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City.
Incapacitating pain may result which severely limits walking distance.
These medicines improve the quality of life and life expectancy of patients while offering them new therapeutic strategies for very incapacitating illnesses -- remained without any treatment until the biotechnologies appeared - more efficient and secure medicines with less unwanted side-effects.