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Patients often describe depression as truly painful and disabling, and I have seen it.

Suggesting that there was something sinister about disabling the ACARS made no sense.

One particularly nasty street ambush included having bleach thrown in his face, disabling one of his eyes for a time.

And even that those decisions will tend to undervalue the lives of people with Down's syndrom and other disabling conditions.

A serious presidential campaign should have at least a passable answer to an obvious, expected, and potentially disabling attack.

Davis's militia worked it and succeeded in disabling the most dangerous of the enemy's gunboats and silencing its cannon.

He does not succeed in disabling the British, the French fleet meets fearful disaster.

He inflicted death, or merely produced a disabling wound almost at will.

It was during that short halt that the disabling or killing shot would have to be delivered.

One ripped up a long furrow in the deck of the "Alabama," and knocked two men high in the air without disabling them.


On this page you'll find 65 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to disabling, such as: paralyze, knock out, harm, immobilize, wreck, and debilitate.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.