In`ca*pac"i*tate (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Incapacitated (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Incapacitating (?).] [Pref. in- not + capacitate.]
To deprive of capacity or natural power; to disable; to render incapable or unfit; to disqualify; as, his age incapacitated him for war.
To deprive of legal or constitutional requisites, or of ability or competency for the performance of certain civil acts; to disqualify.
It absolutely incapacitated them from holding rank, office, function, or property.
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