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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishincapacitatein‧ca‧pa‧ci‧tate /ˌɪnkəˈpæsɪteɪt/ AWL verb [transitive] formal  1 WEAKto make you too ill or weak to live and work normally Her mother has been incapacitated by a fall. an incapacitating injury2 to stop a system, piece of equipment etc from working properly A successful attack would incapacitate military training camps.incapacitation /ˌɪnkəpæsɪˈteɪʃən/ noun [uncountable]→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
incapacitateTogether with the pain of an episiotomy, these feelings left her almost incapacitated.This debilitating absence has raised, first, the question of when and how a leader should be declared incapacitated.Each point has the power, when struck forcibly, to incapacitate an opponent.The benefit can start either four, 13 or 26 weeks after the policyholder is incapacitated and payments continue for 52 weeks.The warhorses are assumed to be slain or incapacitated, but any surviving crew may continue to fight on foot.The volunteers shop, drive, and cook for people incapacitated by cancer.They assert that the student has been incapacitated by the power differential, and must be in need of their protection.He suffered from the kind of hypersensitivity which, unchecked or unguarded, would have incapacitated him.I have in fact only once been incapacitated, on that occasion by a severe attack of malaria.Last year, severe storms incapacitated the whole town.
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Verb table
Simple Form
I, you, we, theyincapacitate
he, she, itincapacitates
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I, you, he, she, it, we, theyincapacitated
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave incapacitated
he, she, ithas incapacitated
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad incapacitated
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill incapacitate
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have incapacitated
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