Meaning of “incapacitate” - Learner’s Dictionary


verb [ T ] uk us /ˌɪnkəˈpæsɪteɪt/ formal

to make someone too sick or weak to work or do things normally:

[ often passive ] He was incapacitated by illness.
incapacity uk us /ˌɪnkəˈpæsəti/ noun [ U ]

the fact of being unable to do something because you do not have the ability or you are too weak

(Definition of “incapacitate” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)