Definition of disabling in US English:

disabling

adjective

  • 1(of a condition or injury) limiting a person's movements, senses, or activities.

    ‘a progressively disabling disease’
    1. 1.1 Having the effect of putting something out of action.
      ‘they are looking into building a disabling feature into new cars’
      ‘your smartphone has a disabling device that makes it worthless to robbers’

Pronunciation

disabling

/dɪsˈeɪb(ə)lɪŋ//disˈāb(ə)liNG/