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tr.v. dis·a·bled, dis·a·bling, dis·a·bles
1. To deprive of capability or effectiveness, especially to impair the physical abilities of.
2. Law To render legally incapable of performing an act.
1. (Medicine) causing disability or an inability to do something: skin ulcers which are disfiguring and sometimes disabling.
2. (Social Welfare) causing disability or an inability to do something: skin ulcers which are disfiguring and sometimes disabling.
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|Adj.||1.||disabling - that cripples or disables or incapacitates; "a crippling injury"|
unhealthful - detrimental to good health; "unhealthful air pollution"; "unhealthful conditions in old apartments with peeling lead-based paint"
|2.||disabling - depriving of legal right; rendering legally disqualified; "certain disabling restrictions disqualified him for citizenship"|
enabling - providing legal power or sanction; "an enabling resolution"; "enabling power"