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de·bil·i·tate

 (dĭ-bĭl′ĭ-tāt′)
tr.v. de·bil·i·tat·ed, de·bil·i·tat·ing, de·bil·i·tates
To sap the strength or energy of; enervate.

[Latin dēbilitāre, dēbilitāt-, from dēbilis, weak; see bel- in Indo-European roots.]

de·bil′i·ta′tion n.
de·bil′i·ta′tive adj.

debilitate

(dɪˈbɪlɪˌteɪt)
vb
(tr) to make feeble; weaken
[C16: from Latin dēbilitāre, from dēbilis weak]
deˌbiliˈtation n

de•bil•i•tate

(dɪˈbɪl ɪˌteɪt)

v.t. -tat•ed, -tat•ing.
to make weak; enfeeble.
[1525–35; < Latin dēbilitātus past participle of dēbilitāre, v. derivative of dēbilis weak]
de•bil′i•tant, n.
de•bil`i•ta′tion, n.
de•bil′i•ta`tive, adj.

debilitate


Past participle: debilitated
Gerund: debilitating

Imperative
debilitate
debilitate
Present
I debilitate
you debilitate
he/she/it debilitates
we debilitate
you debilitate
they debilitate
Preterite
I debilitated
you debilitated
he/she/it debilitated
we debilitated
you debilitated
they debilitated
Present Continuous
I am debilitating
you are debilitating
he/she/it is debilitating
we are debilitating
you are debilitating
they are debilitating
Present Perfect
I have debilitated
you have debilitated
he/she/it has debilitated
we have debilitated
you have debilitated
they have debilitated
Past Continuous
I was debilitating
you were debilitating
he/she/it was debilitating
we were debilitating
you were debilitating
they were debilitating
Past Perfect
I had debilitated
you had debilitated
he/she/it had debilitated
we had debilitated
you had debilitated
they had debilitated
Future
I will debilitate
you will debilitate
he/she/it will debilitate
we will debilitate
you will debilitate
they will debilitate
Future Perfect
I will have debilitated
you will have debilitated
he/she/it will have debilitated
we will have debilitated
you will have debilitated
they will have debilitated
Future Continuous
I will be debilitating
you will be debilitating
he/she/it will be debilitating
we will be debilitating
you will be debilitating
they will be debilitating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been debilitating
you have been debilitating
he/she/it has been debilitating
we have been debilitating
you have been debilitating
they have been debilitating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been debilitating
you will have been debilitating
he/she/it will have been debilitating
we will have been debilitating
you will have been debilitating
they will have been debilitating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been debilitating
you had been debilitating
he/she/it had been debilitating
we had been debilitating
you had been debilitating
they had been debilitating
Conditional
I would debilitate
you would debilitate
he/she/it would debilitate
we would debilitate
you would debilitate
they would debilitate
Past Conditional
I would have debilitated
you would have debilitated
he/she/it would have debilitated
we would have debilitated
you would have debilitated
they would have debilitated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.debilitate - make weak; "Life in the camp drained him"
weaken - lessen the strength of; "The fever weakened his body"
emaciate, macerate, waste - cause to grow thin or weak; "The treatment emaciated him"

debilitate

debilitate

verb
To lessen or deplete the nerve, energy, or strength of:
Translations
يُضْعِف، يوهِن
oslabitzeslabit
afkræfte
elgyengít
veikja
sekinti
novājināt
takatsiz bırakmakzayıflatmak

debilitate

[dɪˈbɪlɪteɪt] VTdebilitar

debilitate

[dɪˈbɪlɪteɪt] vtdébiliter

debilitate

vtschwächen

debilitate

[dɪˈbɪlɪˌteɪt] vt (frm) → debilitare

debilitate

(diˈbiliteit) verb
to make weak.
deˈbility noun
bodily weakness. Despite his debility, he leads a normal life.

debilitate

v. debilitar; debilitarse.
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