Definitions for incapacitate
ˌɪn kəˈpæs ɪˌteɪtin·ca·pac·i·tate
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word incapacitate.
disable, disenable, incapacitateverb
make unable to perform a certain action
"disable this command on your computer"
disable, invalid, incapacitate, handicapverb
"He was disabled in a car accident"
to make incapable (of doing something)
The police officer was incapacitated by a blow to the head
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: in and capacitate.
Nothing of consequence should be left to be done in the last incapacitating hours of life. Clarissa.
Monstrosity could not incapacitate from marriage. Arbuthn.
Incapacitate generally refers to making someone or something unable to function or perform normally or effectively. It can refer to disabling or debilitating a person or a system, physically or mentally, temporarily or permanently. It can denote making someone legally ineligible or taking away their power or ability to do something.
to deprive of capacity or natural power; to disable; to render incapable or unfit; to disqualify; as, his age incapacitated him for war
to deprive of legal or constitutional requisites, or of ability or competency for the performance of certain civil acts; to disqualify
Etymology: [Pref. in- not + capacitate.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
in-kap-as′i-tāt, v.t. to deprive of capacity: to make incapable: to disqualify.—ns. Incapacitā′tion, the act of disqualifying; Incapac′ity, want of capacity or power of mind: inability: legal disqualification.
The numerical value of incapacitate in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of incapacitate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
First baton charge, then tear gas and when everything fails, firing. The constables have to squat on the ground placing one knee on the floor, take aim on the legs to incapacitate the rioters and fire.
There'sconventional wisdom that this is a portable weapon, a microwave weapon that we knew the Soviet Union and the Russians certainly developed and tested for a long time. And it's designed to incapacitate.I mean, it's pretty insidious because it also doesn't leave any kind of open scars or wounds, it's a terror weapon that I think the Russians, in my view, have employed. And they've done so to very good effect because it's caused a great deal of worry and fear among the US diplomatic community. CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP The majority of senior US government officials, including the intelligence community, believe it's the Russians.
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