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
Cece didn't kill them, but they were incapacitated and unable to move. 5.
The study also notes that lane departure warnings then require action by the driver, and more than 30 percent of lane-drift crashes occurred when drivers were incapacitated.
Configurable in Apple’s Health app, the Medical ID profile is where iPhone owners can enter information like medical conditions, medications, blood type, and people to call in case the phone’s owner has been incapacitated.
Prosecutors have recommended a 12-year sentence for Mr. Lee, the Samsung Electronics vice chairman who has effectively led the conglomerate after his father became incapacitated due to a heart attack in 2014.
Campiche said the deputy who killed Le overreacted after a Taser application to Le’s chest failed to incapacitate him.
Davaney's passenger, Rosemary Davaney, 68, also of Portage, was transported to Porter County Regional Airport, where Lutheran Air airlifted her for incapacitating injuries to Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne, the release said.
So do policies that treat women who have been drinking—but who are not by any objective standard incapacitated—as unable to give consent.
Richter struck him in the face, knocking him to the ground and incapacitating him.
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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
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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