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[dih-bil-i-teyt] /dɪˈbɪl ɪˌteɪt/

verb (used with object), debilitated, debilitating.
to make weak or feeble; enfeeble:
The siege of pneumonia debilitated her completely.
(transitive) to make feeble; weaken

1530s, from Latin debilitatus, past participle of debilitare “to weaken,” from debilis “weak” (see debility). Related: Debilitated; debilitating.


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