Usage examples for Incapacitation

  1. If they suffer this power of arbitrary incapacitation to stand, they have utterly perverted every other power of the House of Commons. – The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. I. (of 12) by Edmund Burke
  2. Nothing short of incapacitation of the whole squad would have brought forth a stay in activities. – Marjorie Dean, High School Junior by Pauline Lester
  3. Indeed a Parliament unconnected with the people is essential to a ministry unconnected with the people; and therefore those who saw through what mighty difficulties the interior ministry waded, and the exterior were dragged, in this business, will conceive of what prodigious importance, the new corps of king's men held this principle of occasional and personal incapacitation, to the whole body of their design. – The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. I. (of 12) by Edmund Burke
  4. Extraordinary sessions may be held, and upon the death or incapacitation of the sovereign the chambers must be assembled forthwith. – The Governments of Europe by Frederic Austin Ogg
  5. In the event of the President's death, incapacitation, or resignation, the Council is authorized to act as head of the state until the National Assembly shall have chosen a successor. – The Governments of Europe by Frederic Austin Ogg
  6. It was to no purpose that Burke argued with more than legal closeness that incapacitation could not be a power according to law, inasmuch as it had neither of the two properties of law: it was not known, " you yourselves not knowing upon what grounds you will vote the incapacity of any man;" and it was not fixed, because it was varied according to the occasion, exercised according to discretion, and no man could call for it as a right. – Burke by John Morley
  7. " If a few precedents were to determine all controversies of constitutional law, it is plain enough from the journals that the House has assumed the power of incapacitation. – The Constitutional History of England From 1760 to 1860 by Charles Duke Yonge
  8. The constitutions of most monarchical states contain more or less elaborate stipulations respecting the establishment of a regency in the event of the sovereign's minority or incapacitation. – The Governments of Europe by Frederic Austin Ogg
  9. When girls in course of developing the maternal function, with all its attendant psychical implications, are strained by athletics, by over- culture or industrial exhaustion, the vital resources are so diverted from the evolution of this function as to cause incapacitation in them, partial or complete, for wifehood, and for the bearing of sound and fine offspring. – Feminism and Sex-Extinction by Arabella Kenealy
  10. I cannot use the fingers of my right hand owing to temporary incapacitation, and she held out to Mr. Middleton her left hand, upon the third finger of which gleamed a splendid ring of diamonds and emeralds. – The Strange Adventures of Mr. Middleton by Wardon Allan Curtis