Incapacitation



[in-kuh-pas-i-teyt] /ˌɪn kəˈpæs ɪˌteɪt/

verb (used with object), incapacitated, incapacitating.
1.
to deprive of ability, qualification, or strength; make incapable or unfit; disable.
2.
Law. to deprive of the legal power to act in a specified way or ways.
/ˌɪnkəˈpæsɪˌteɪt/
verb (transitive)
1.
to deprive of power, strength, or capacity; disable
2.
to deprive of legal capacity or eligibility
n.

1741, noun of action from incapacitate.
v.

1650s, from incapacity + -ate. Related: Incapacitated; incapacitating.

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