Definition of debilitative in English:

debilitative

adjective

  • See debilitate

    • ‘‘These are very good for people who need to detox, for people who have had debilitative problems over a number of years such as MS or arthritis,’ explains Magdalene Sacranie, chartered physiotherapist at Roundelwoods.’
    • ‘I can account this socially debilitative disease to my early days in primary school where I was ridiculed for assuming that L, M, N, O, P was a word and ostracized for recounting stories told to me by my less PC relatives.’
    • ‘So of course the stress of getting by doing only the minimum was debilitative as well.’
    • ‘Diagnosed with debilitative scoliosis, he was once completely paralysed.’

Pronunciation

debilitative

/dɪˈbɪlɪtətɪv/