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Adjective: disabling  ,dis'ey-bu-ling
  1. Depriving of legal right; rendering legally disqualified
    "certain disabling restrictions disqualified him for citizenship";
    - disqualifying
  2. That cripples, disables or incapacitates
    "a disabling injury";
    - crippling, incapacitating
Verb: disable  dis'ey-bul
  1. Make unable to perform a certain action
    "disable this command on your computer";
    - disenable, incapacitate
  2. Injure permanently
    "He was disabled in a car accident";
    - invalid, incapacitate, handicap

See also: unhealthful

Type of: alter, change, injure, modify, wound

Encyclopedia: Disabling