incapacitating


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Related to incapacitating: deteriorating, squandered, brought up

in·ca·pac·i·tate

 (ĭn′kə-păs′ĭ-tāt′)
tr.v. in·ca·pac·i·tat·ed, in·ca·pac·i·tat·ing, in·ca·pac·i·tates
1. To deprive of strength or ability; disable.
2. To make legally ineligible; disqualify.

in′ca·pac′i·ta′tion n.

incapacitating

(ˌɪnkəˈpæsɪˌteɪtɪŋ)
adj
depriving someone of power, strength, or capacity
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.incapacitating - 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"
Translations

incapacitating

[ˌɪnkəˈpæsɪteɪtɪŋ] ADJ [illness] → que incapacita
the pain is a nuisance but not incapacitatingel dolor es molesto, pero no me incapacita

incapacitating

adj incapacitante
References in classic literature ?
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