[ in-kuh-pas-i-tey-shuhn ]
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  1. the state of not having the necessary ability, qualification, or strength to perform some specified act or function; incapacity: When the brain lacks sufficient oxygen, cognitive and mental ability declines, followed by physical incapacitation, and then unconsciousness or even death.

Origin of incapacitation

First recorded in 1720–30; incapacitat(e) + -ion

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

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