"disabling" in the verb sense
1. disable, disenable, incapacitate
make unable to perform a certain action
"disable this command on your computer"
2. disable, invalid, incapacitate, handicap
"He was disabled in a car accident"
"disabling" in the adjective sense
1. crippling, disabling, incapacitating
that cripples or disables or incapacitates
"a crippling injury"
2. disabling, disqualifying
depriving of legal right rendering legally disqualified
"certain disabling restrictions disqualified him for citizenship"
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