DISABLE's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of disable
Definition:
v. deprive of capability or effectiveness; unable; impair; diminish
Example:
Concerning over the Pentagon's ability to disable the free system at any time is drawing other countries into the GPS game.
Sentence in Classic:
For these are injuries which stir and kindle your enemy to vengeance, and yet, as has been said, in no way disable him from doing you hurt; so that, in truth, they are weapons which wound those who use them.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli Context
For this often disables men from acting to the best advantage, not permitting them to obtain that authority which it is essential they should have in matters of importance.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli Context
All their rushing and galloping at one another did little harm, the harm of disablement and death was caused by the balls and bullets that flew over the fields on which these men were floundering about.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Micawber, with a perfect miracle of dexterity or luck, caught his advancing knuckles with the ruler, and disabled his right hand.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
It was dark before we got down, and the journey seemed long and dreary to me, who could see little of it inside, and who could not go outside in my disabled state.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context
For calumnies sting without disabling; and those who are stung being more moved by hatred of their detractors than by fear of the things they say against them, seek revenge.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli Context
Several more were disabled for life; and those who escaped best carried the marks of the conflict to the grave with them.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott Context
The interior of the barricade, that species of tiny courtyard appropriated from the street, was bathed in shadows, and resembled, athwart the vague, twilight horror, the deck of a disabled ship.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo Context
Mr Elliot would do nothing, and she could do nothing herself, equally disabled from personal exertion by her state of bodily weakness, and from employing others by her want of money.
Persuasion By Jane Austen Context
When darkness came on, sky and sea roared and split with the thunder, and blazed with the lightning, that showed the disabled masts fluttering here and there with the rags which the first fury of the tempest had left for its after sport.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville Context