[ adjective ] that cripples or disables or incapacitates
"a crippling injury"
Used in print(J. W. C. Hagstrom et al., "Debilitating muscular...)
The case described in this paper is that of an older man who developed disabling muscular weakness while receiving a variety of steroids for a refractory anemia .
This patient was a 65 - year old white male accountant who entered the New_York_Hospital for his fourth and terminal admission on June 26 , 1959 , because of disabling weakness and general debility .