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Debilitation  n.  The act or process of debilitating, or the condition of one who is debilitated; weakness.

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"Debilitation" Quotes from Famous Books

... infancy and old age, the growing of long finger-nails, the supposed debilitation arising from opium-smoking, the universal usage of fans, the wearing of flowing garments and braided hair, and the discharging of domestic duties which in other countries fall to the lot of women, are probably largely accountable for the ...
— Life and sport in China - Second Edition • Oliver G. Ready

... is called "parangi," and is defined by Mr. Kinsey (British Medical Journal) as a specific disease, produced by such causes as lead to debilitation of the system; propagated by contagion, generally through an abrasion or sore, but sometimes by simple contact with a sound surface; marked by an ill-defined period of incubation, followed by certain premonitory symptoms referable to the general system, then by the evolution of successive ...
— Scientific American Supplement, No. 315, January 14, 1882 • Various

Words linked to "Debilitation" :   exhaustion, weakening, enervation, enfeeblement, debilitate

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