Definitions of debilitating

  1. impairing the strength and vitality Scrapingweb Dictionary DB

Usage examples for debilitating

  1. They are loaded up with the debilitating consequences of their own recklessness or ignorant manner of living. – Analyzing Character by Katherine M. H. Blackford and Arthur Newcomb
  2. Then there were some lonely, anxious days for a pale- faced, slender, sad- eyed girl who seemed to get no benefit from the bracing breezes, and then, bursting suddenly from winter to summer, as is often the way with our ill- ordered, turbulent, defiant, and generally indescribable climate, came the first day of moisture- laden heat, depressing, debilitating a day when the tide of his affairs swept Elmendorf from his moorings at Cranston's and sent the freeholder thereof in search of a stenographer,- the day when poor Jenny begged to be excused from having even to write that detested name. – A Tame Surrender, A Story of The Chicago Strike by Charles King