Examples of incapacitate in a Sentence
The class teaches you how to incapacitate an attacker.
The stroke left her completely incapacitated.
He was incapacitated by the pain.
a computer system incapacitated by software problems
Recent Examples of incapacitate from the Web
Ouch! The opposition is defenseless and will be, at least briefly, incapacitated and potentially killed by a ball coming at 90-100 MPH.
With her dad incapacitated in the car, Caroline allegedly took over.
Tourism and business would be incapacitated for an indeterminate length of time.
Prosecutor Patyl Oflazian told the jury during closing arguments that the victim, who testified Tuesday, was clearly incapacitated during the incident.
The elder Lee has been incapacitated since a heart attack in 2014, leaving Lee Jae-yong as Samsung Electronics’ de facto leader.
That has raised some questions as to whether the company actually needs the son of its incapacitated patriarch to succeed him as CEO.
The CareCard contains information first responders can access if a person becomes incapacitated or goes missing.
New Jersey State Police deployed a tactical robot inside the apartment and were able to see that Wass was incapacitated on his couch.
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First Known Use of incapacitate
Synonymscripple, disable, hamstring, immobilize, paralyze, prostrate
Related Wordsattenuate, debilitate, enervate, enfeeble, sap, tire, undercut, undermine, weaken; hobble, lame; maim, mutilate; knock out
Near Antonymsenergize, galvanize, invigorate, vitalize; fortify, strengthen; empower; freshen, refresh, refreshen, regenerate, rejuvenate, restore, revitalize, revive
INCAPACITATE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of incapacitate for English Language Learners
: to make (someone or something) unable to work, move, or function in the usual way
legal Definition of incapacitate
- mental illness alone will not incapacitate a person from making a valid contract
- —Landmark Med. Ctr. v. Gauthier, 635 A.2d 1145 (1994)
- an injury that incapacitates the employee
incapacitationplay \-ˌpa-sə-ˈtā-shən\ noun
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