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- She suffers from debilitating migraine headaches.
- The policy, if enacted, will damage and debilitate the economy.
- The chemo-therapy is debilitating.
- many people began to harbor parasites, which were not fatal in themselves but were seriously debilitating to those who had had radiation sickness.John Hersey -- Hiroshima
- Oliver was in Sweden recuperating from a debilitating stroke he had suffered in August 1989.Nelson Mandela -- Long Walk to Freedom
- The physical injuries were lasting, debilitating, and sometimes deadly.Laura Hillenbrand -- Unbroken
- But he had one habit so evil that I wished debilitating illness would befall him.Piper Kerman -- Orange Is the New Black
- As I help him up, I become aware of something scarier than the blisters, more debilitating than the burns.Suzanne Collins -- Catching Fire
- Some of the most painful and debilitating injuries are the hardest to prove.Eric Schlosser -- Fast Food Nation
- The debilitated cousin supposes he is " 'normously rich fler."Charles Dickens -- Bleak House
- The debilitating attacks sensitized him; actions that previously had caused him no trouble could now leave him writhing on the ground.Christopher Paolini -- Eldest
- No, perhaps for her sake, toward love, as to something that had undermined and debilitated her.Saul Bellow -- The Adventures of Augie March
- "You never know," he stated, "what our enemies are thinking, or how they will try to debilitate us."Markus Zusak -- The Book Thief
- Placing those so debilitated in proximity to the Special Action seems warranted by the circumstances.William Styron -- Sophie's Choice
- You haf a malfunctioning chip, you get debilitating headaches, and your leadership skills are sadly much less than ve had hoped for.James Patterson -- Saving the World and Other Extreme Sports
- Cancer, heart disease, and most debilitating illnesses are almost entirely eradicated.Ally Condie -- Matched
- But the most debilitating was a burning sensation in his hands and feet; relentless, pulsing, it would leave him unable to focus on anything else.Jojo Moyes -- Me Before You
- Even in the grip of agonizing pain or complete debilitation, most jockeys clung to their illusion of invulnerability.Laura Hillenbrand -- Seabiscuit
- Her diseases are usually tropical and debilitating, but only occasionally deadly.Christina Garcia -- Dreaming in Cuban
- The age old defense bought her a few seconds, but lacked the power to debilitate.J.D. Robb -- Naked in Death
debilitating = weakening
(editor's note: The suffix "-tion", converts a verb into a noun that denotes the action or result of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in action, education, and observation.)