debilitating

/ (dɪˈbɪlɪˌteɪtɪŋ) /

adjective

tending to weaken or enfeeble

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debilitating
[ dĭ-bĭlĭ-tā′tĭng ]

adj.

Causing a loss of strength or energy.
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