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debilitate

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of debilitate

  1. to diminish the physical strength of <the heart surgery debilitated the college athlete beyond his worst fears> Synonyms weaken, devitalize, enervate, enfeeble, etiolate, prostrate, sap, soften, tire, wasteRelated Words cripple, disable, hamstring, incapacitate; deplete, depress, exhaust, impoverish, unman, wash out; damage, harm, hurt, impair, injure, invalid, lay up; break down, grind (down), wear down, wear out; paralyzeNear Antonyms energize, invigorate, recruit, rejuvenate, vitalize; harden, season, toughenAntonyms beef (up), fortify, strengthen


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