- unable to act, respond, or the like (often used euphemistically when one is busy or otherwise occupied): He can’t come to the phone now—he’s incapacitated.
verb (used with object), in·ca·pac·i·tat·ed, in·ca·pac·i·tat·ing.
- to deprive of ability, qualification, or strength; make incapable or unfit; disable.
- Law. to deprive of the legal power to act in a specified way or ways.
- to deprive of power, strength, or capacity; disable
- to deprive of legal capacity or eligibility