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incapacitate

in·ca·pac·i·tate

incapacitate

pronunciation:
In k pae sih teIt
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: incapacitated, incapacitates, incapacitating
definition 1: to deprive of power, ability, or strength; disable.
The accident incapacitated him for a month.
similar words:
cripple, disable, maim, paralyze
definition 2: in law, to deprive of eligibility or power.
similar words:
disable
derivations: incapacitated (adj.), incapacitation (n.)