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Definition of "debilitated" [debilitated]

  • Showing impairment of energy or strength; enfeebled. See Synonyms at weak. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "debilitated" in a sentence
  • "When she said she was 'debilitated' at havin 'to give us ham and toast that was funny enough, but what come afterwards was funnier."
  • "Former Newsnight producer Chrissy Rosenthal, from Cookham, said she and ITV football frontman Jim had been "debilitated" by the the illness but were now better nearly a month after they were struck down."
  • "Mr. Trichet said the financial crisis had 'debilitated' the real economy, that interest rates were appropriate and that the central bank would exit its non-standard measures gradually."