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  • incapacitated — index disabled (deprived of legal right), disabled (made incapable), incompetent, powerless Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • incapacitated — [adj] disabled bedridden, broken down, confined, crippled, debilitated, handicapped, helpless, hurt, immobilized, impaired, impotent, incapable, infirm, laid up, lame, maimed, out of action*, out of commission*, paralyzed, powerless, sidelined,… …   New thesaurus

  • Incapacitated — Incapacitate In ca*pac i*tate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Incapacitated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Incapacitating}.] [Pref. in not + capacitate.] [1913 Webster] 1. To deprive of capacity or natural power; to disable; to render incapable or unfit; to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • incapacitated — adjective lacking in or deprived of strength or power lying ill and helpless helpless with laughter • Syn: ↑helpless • Similar to: ↑powerless • Derivationally related forms: ↑helplessness …   Useful english dictionary

  • incapacitated — /in keuh pas i tay tid/, adj. unable to act, respond, or the like (often used euphemistically when one is busy or otherwise occupied): He can t come to the phone now he s incapacitated. [1795 1805; INCAPACITATE + ED2] * * * …   Universalium

  • incapacitated — adjective Ivan did not expect to be incapacitated for more than a few days Syn: disabled, debilitated, indisposed, unfit, impaired; immobilized, paralyzed, out of action, out of commission, hors de combat; informal laid up Ant: fit …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • incapacitated — See incapacity; physically incapacitated …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • incapacitated — Synonyms and related words: ausgespielt, bad, burned out, castrated, crippled, devitalized, disabled, disarmed, disqualified, drained, effete, emasculated, enervated, enfeebled, eviscerated, exhausted, fatigued, game, halt, halting, hamstrung,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • incapacitated — (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a. disabled, crippled, handicapped, debilitated, unfit, disarmed, put out of action, *hamstrung, paralyzed, immobilized. ANT.: hale, healthy …   English dictionary for students

  • incapacitated — in|ca|pac|i|tat|ed [ ,inkə pæsı,teıtəd ] adjective FORMAL unable to live normally, or to do ordinary things, for example because you are sick …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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