Debility


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Debility

(religion, spiritualism, and occult)

A debility is a weakening of a planet through its placement in certain signs and houses. Planets in the sign of their detriment or fall, or in the house opposed to the natural house ruled by the planet, are said to be debilitated. The basic idea informing the notion of debility is that there are certain signs or houses whose energies are incompatible with the characteristics of certain planets, and that this inharmonious blending of energies serves to lessen the strength of a planet’s influence. For various reasons, but principally because the influence of planets so placed does not actually seem to be weakened, contemporary astrologers have largely abandoned the use of this term.

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I was ready to sink from fatigue and hunger, but being surrounded by a crowd, I thought it politic to rouse all my strength, that no physical debility might be construed into apprehension or conscious guilt.
But Rochefort, who had passed five years in prison, had become old in the lapse of a few years; the dark locks of this estimable friend of the defunct Cardinal Richelieu were now white; the deep bronze of his complexion had been succeeded by a mortal pallor which betokened debility.
A sinking, a depression, a lowness, a lassitude, a debility.
She was too weak to bear the violent reaction, and in another day or two she sank into a state of debility and depression which obliged her to keep her room.
It is mentioned in the Ebers Papyrus of ancient Egypt as a cure for marsh fevers and was much praised by the medieval physicians as a treatment for liver complaints, biliousness and general debility.
With the threat of the return of martial law hanging over the country, 'The Crucible' may serve as a timely warning that we live in a time when the paranoid-who in normal times might end up merely in an institution-'can rise to the leadership of a society which is really insecure and at a loss as to the causes of its spiritual debility.
Ayatollah Khamenei also referred to the upcoming presidential election in Iran, and stressed, "The elections can be the source of grace and dignity for the country or the source of weakness and debility, causing problems for the country.
Chef Sanjiv Verma, Vice President , CAFR unveiled a research paper on this special breed of poultry underscoring that this particular breed of poultry is said to have been curing, pulmonary problems tuberculosis (TB), heart diseases, neurasthenia ( a condition of nervous debility supposed to be dependent upon impairment in the functions of the spinal cord), and children osteomalacia ( a condition marked by softening of the bones).
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Modern medicine is primed to fix even what is unfixable: we mortals fear debility and death.
A 2015 US Institute of Medicine report recommends the name change because CFS/ME patients typically exhibit debility and exhaustion after exerting themselves.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- I have argued that, let alone the people of Turkey at its level of socio-economic and political maturity, even the Justice and Development Party (AKP) itself will not put up with such debility in government for long.