Definition of incapacitation in English:

incapacitation

noun

  • See incapacitate

    • ‘The purpose, according to an official report, was ‘to determine the dosage which, when applied to clothed or bare skin of men, would cause incapacitation or death’.’
    • ‘A chemical weapon can be ‘any chemical which through its chemical action on life processes can cause death, temporary incapacitation or permanent harm’.’
    • ‘Under Malawian law, the vice-president automatically takes power once the office is vacant through death, incapacitation or impeachment.’
    • ‘‘The baton gun is much more accurate [than it was] and results in temporary incapacitation of the person without long-term injuries,’ he said.’
    • ‘Patients whose postoperative courses were worse than expected cited reasons such as unanticipated pain, fatigue, and more incapacitation than expected.’

Pronunciation

incapacitation

/ˌɪnkəpasɪˈteɪʃ(ə)n/