weakness or feebleness, esp. of the body
Origin of debilityMiddle English debilite from Old French débilité from Classical Latin debilitas, weakness from debilis: see debilitate
The state of being weak or feeble; infirmity.
Origin of debilityMiddle English debilite from Old French from Latin dēbilitās from dēbilis weak ; see bel- in Indo-European roots.
- A state of physical or mental weakness.
From Middle English debylite, from Old French debilite (French débilité), from Latin debilitas (“weakness”), from debilis (“weak”), from de- + habilis (“able”).