Example sentences for: debilitating

How can you use “debilitating” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic debilitating autoimmune disease of unknown etiology.

  • It is also the leading cause of both end-stage renal disease (ESRD) and non-traumatic lower extremity amputations (LEAs) in Canada, accounting for 32% and 50% of new cases, respectively [ 8 9 ] . Four hundred new cases of blindness can be attributed to diabetes each year, making diabetes the leading cause of new blindness in Canadian adults [ 10 ] . Many of the complications of diabetes are particularly debilitating to the patient, accompanied not only by a personal physical and emotional burden, but a significant economic one for the patient, family members, the nation as a whole and the health care system in particular.

  • (A separate NYT "Week in Review" piece describes the debilitating fissures within U.S. and international strategies for handling Iraq.)

  • Then London's Financial Times claimed that Yeltsin had suffered an almost totally debilitating stroke.

  • Sometimes McCain defines his patriotic challenge in terms of political reform, as he did here at the Reagan Library, where he called it "a fight against the pervasive cynicism that is debilitating our democracy, that cheapens our public debates, that threatens our public institutions, our culture and, ultimately, our private happiness."


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