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.
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How to use incapacitation in a sentence
Because of a lack of consistent rules, standards and record-keeping, the audit said Metro “cannot reasonably ensure that its employees and contractors” who work dangerous jobs “are free from impairment that could cause incapacitation.”Metro is not properly tracking operator fatigue and medical issues, which affect safety, audit says | Justin George | August 31, 2021 | Washington Post
That way, the Senate still slows things down, but not to the point of incapacitation.
Yet progressives have, if anything, more reason to worry about the incapacitation of government than conservatives.
The unjust and absurd Act of incapacitation was carried by seventy-four voices to twenty-four.The History of England from the Accession of James II. | Thomas Babington Macaulay
Employees may retire for age at 70, or for physical incapacitation between 65 and 69.The Modern Railroad | Edward Hungerford