debilitate
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /dɪˈbɪlɪteɪt/
  • (America) IPA: /dəˈbɪləteɪt/
Verb

debilitate (debilitates, present participle debilitating; past and past participle debilitated)

  1. (transitive) To make feeble; to weaken.
    The American Dream suffered a debilitating effect after the subprime crisis.
    Synonyms: enervate, enfeeble, weaken
Related terms Translations


This text is extracted from the Wiktionary and it is available under the CC BY-SA 3.0 license | Terms and conditions | Privacy policy 0.011
Offline English dictionary