[ dih-bil-i-tey-shuhn ]
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  1. an act or instance of making a person or thing weak or feeble, often in a specific way; the resulting state of weakness:Death or debilitation is statistically far more likely to occur by disease or accident than by malicious action.

Origin of debilitation

First recorded in 1490–1500; from Latin dēbilitātiōn-, stem of dēbilitātiō; see debilitate, -ion

Other words from debilitation

  • non·de·bil·i·ta·tion, noun

Words Nearby debilitation Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

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