(1) hard drugs destroy families and debilitate communities(2) As the disease progresses, it can debilitate a person by slowly eating away the joint's cartilage and bone.(3) If this protein is so dangerous, why doesn't the body's immune system counteract the effects, or at least debilitate the protein?(4) There are a number of drugs that may be used to debilitate a victim and make it easier to perpetrate sexual assault.(5) The lack of employment spurs the mass human migrations that so debilitate the district.(6) All four forms of malaria debilitate the patient by destroying human hemoglobin and are characterized by a cycle of fever, chills, and sweating.(7) The illness, of which she is now clear, would have debilitated a husband of lesser fortitude.(8) There were many and the special effects were debilitating on such a large, clear display.(9) Before the series of strokes which have debilitated him in recent years, his tenure had been characterised by his chronic laziness and regular sojourns to Europe for drinking, gambling and womanising binges.(10) ├ö├ç├┐Because you are so debilitated , you cannot move or breathe properly,├ö├ç├û he told the Irish Medical Times.(11) I can account this socially debilitative disease to my early days in primary school where I was ridiculed for assuming that L, M, N, O, P was a word and ostracized for recounting stories told to me by my less PC relatives.(12) It had a debilitating effect on the heart muscle and weakened it, resulting in death.(13) The anticipated breakthrough will, if realised, bring an end to an economically debilitating 12-day strike.(14) A hilarious script to begin with, moving towards severity in the end, as grave issues of child marriage, unwanted pregnancies and the consequent debilitation of the girls involved, unfolded.(15) In recent years he became increasingly debilitated by heart failure.(16) Pornography can have debilitating effects on communities, marriages, families, and children.