verb (used with object), de·bil·i·tat·ed, de·bil·i·tat·ing.
Origin of debilitate
Examples from the Web for debilitate
Infernal, it can cause fires and explosions; toxic, it can debilitate, poison, and kill.
He was one of those whom books cannot debilitate, nor a life of study incapacitate for the study of life.On the Sublime|Longinus
Indulgence, however, should not be too frequent, lest it debilitate the pair and undermine their health.Plain Talks on Avoided Subjects|Henry Newell Guernsey
The employment of purgatives is even less rational; they debilitate without affording any relief.
Many suppose that a warm bath exposes a person more readily to take cold; and that it tends to debilitate the system.
Taking hot food or drink, habitually, tends to debilitate all the organs thus needlessly excited.