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
According to The Star, the victim alleges she was incapacitated at the time of her assault — unable to move or stop her alleged attackers.
Constand says there was no romantic relationship and that Cosby gave her pills that incapacitated her and then assaulted her.
Johnson, who worked at the William Morris talent agency, said that Cosby gave her a pill that incapacitated her and then sexually assaulted her in 1996.
The 7.62-millimeter round is larger than the current 5.56-millimeter round and more likely to both penetrate the body armor of enemy soldiers and incapacitate them.
Godbolt, who'd already killed eight people, was rendered incapacitated, but just enough to be placed in custody, and Pettigrew was talked down from what appears to have been a mental breakdown.
The benefit of experience can be offset when illness incapacitates elderly leaders.
Because of the work of our officers, violent criminals are being incapacitated.
Two passengers were taken to Hillcrest Hospital with non-incapacitating injuries following an early morning two-car crash on the Interstate May 21 that sent them head-on into a concrete barrier wall on the South Woodland Road bridge.
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First Known Use of incapacitate
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
1 : to make legally incapable or ineligible mental illness alone will not incapacitate a person from making a valid contract — Landmark Med. Ctr. v. Gauthier, 635 A.2d 1145 (1994)
2 : to deprive of capacity or natural power an injury that incapacitates the employee
incapacitation\-ˌpa-sə-ˈtā-shən\ play noun
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