verb (used with object), de·bil·i·tat·ed, de·bil·i·tat·ing.
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Steve Levitt talks to Kwon about his debilitating childhood anxieties, his compulsion to choose the hardest path in life, and how Kwon used his obsession with game theory to stage a come-from-behind victory on Survivor.Yul Kwon: “Don’t Try to Change Yourself All at Once.” (People I (Mostly) Admire, Ep. 13)|Steven D. Levitt|January 30, 2021|Freakonomics
I’ve taken medication and worked with a therapist for debilitating obsessive-compulsive disorder, and I’m not sure if I’d be writing this article if I hadn’t.
In fact, the psychological mess I was in began to cause a real physical debilitation.Mel Brooks Is Always Funny and Often Wise in This 1975 Playboy Interview|Alex Belth|February 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Inherited debilitation and defect are further aggravated by present-day educational methods.Feminism and Sex-Extinction|Arabella Kenealy
But though bodily strength might be subdued, no mental debilitation seemed the consequence.Mary Seaham, Volume 3 of 3|Elizabeth Caroline Grey
Our physique fell away, and those already reduced to weakness suffered still further debilitation.Sixteen Months in Four German Prisons|Henry Charles Mahoney
The infestations observed in five-lined skinks were not sufficiently severe to cause debilitation or any noticeable symptoms.
Contraries, when near and militant, will be troublesome to each other, and seek each other's destruction or debilitation.A Christian Directory (Part 4 of 4)|Richard Baxter