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Synonyms for disenable

make unable to perform a certain action

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The dominant, and easily recognizable, postures of postcoloniality are the ones that Diawara decides are seductive but disenabling.
While most of her interviewees said they enjoyed the films they saw, they also spoke of consciously resisting identification with the characters in the films, and that they felt identification to be disenabling (121-122).
Black female spectators actively chose not to identify with the film's imaginary subject, because such identification was disenabling.
They then apply the framework to case studies of conflicts in Guatemala, Northern Ireland, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Turkey, Cyprus, Israel/Palestine, Afghanistan, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Somalia, and Nigeria before drawing conclusions concerning enabling and disenabling factors for civil society peacebuilding.