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debilitate

(dĭ-bĭl′ĭ-tāt″)
To produce weakness or debility.
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It is quite possible that Millard is correct when he writes, "Ned is entirely delusional" and his "dreams of social integration are a sad fantasy, a projection of his debilitatingly fixated desire for a woman he does not know, fed by western myths he has only read about" (187).
Gilchrest, acting president of the American Skin Association, said that she hopes to see the material used to treat eczema and psoriasis, which can be debilitatingly uncomfortable in the elderly.
"I have dysmenorrhea, a condition that makes menstruation debilitatingly painful," one woman says in the brief.
We need to consider why those subjects are felt to be debilitatingly embarrassing?
(79.) That is, asking or begging from people should be the last (akhir) resort after all else fails, like trying but failing to find work, or being debilitatingly handicapped; it can also mean that asking and begging from people is the most debased (akhir) form of work for a person.
We no longer can afford to spend $10 billion a month - or whatever the actual cost is - in Afghanistan and Iraq, when this country has a record deficit and a debt that is more than $14 trillion and growing, debilitatingly high unemployment, a tsunami of foreclosures, a crumbling infrastructure, underfunded schools and other urgent needs at home.
The Socialist Alternative assumes that capitalism and its ongoing, inevitable crises are destructive of human potential, that capitalism is a debilitatingly irrational system, and that a new socio-economic order needs to be created.
Yes it was disappointing to see Johnson's men lose to South Africa but not debilitatingly so because we do not need to worry about the lack of muscularity that was their undoing last Saturday.