Debilitation - definition, transcription

Amer.  |dɪˌbɪlɪˈteɪʃən|
Brit.  |dɪˌbɪlɪˈteɪʃən|

noun

- serious weakening and loss of energy (syn: enervation, enfeeblement, exhaustion)

Examples

The virus debilitates the body's immune system.

...the heart surgery debilitated the college athlete beyond his worst fears...

He wrote books about the spiritual debilitation of the wealthy youth.

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