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Contraries, when near and militant, will be troublesome to each other, and seek each other's destruction or debilitation.

WORD ORIGIN

early 15c., from French débilitation (13c.), from Latin debilitationem (nominative debilitas) "a laming, crippling, weakening," noun of action from past participle stem of debilitare "to weaken" (see debilitate).

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