Definition of debility noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//dɪˈbɪləti//
; NAmE NAmE//dɪˈbɪləti//
[uncountable, countable] (pl. debilities) (formal) Being ill
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physical weakness, especially as a result of illness chronic muscle debility See related entries: Being ill Word Originlate Middle English: from Old French debilite, from Latin debilitas, from debilis ‘weak’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: debility