About The Word Impairment

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Impairment

Impairment Meaning & Definition
Impairment Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Impairment?

[n] the act of making something futile and useless (as by routine)
[n] damage that results in a reduction of strength or quality
[n] the occurrence of a change for the worse
[n] the condition of being unable to perform as a consequence of physical or mental unfitness; "reading disability"; "hearing impairment"
[n] a symptom of reduced quality or strength

Synonyms | Synonyms for Impairment: constipation | damage | deadening | deterioration | disability | disablement | handicap | harm | stultification

Related Terms | Find terms related to Impairment: adulteration | attrition | curtailment | cut | cutting | damage | debilitation | decrease | decrement | defectibility | defectiveness | deficiency | depletion | depreciation | derogation | deterioration | detraction | detriment | diminution | dip | disadvantage | disparagement | drawback | enfeeblement | erroneousness | extraction | fallibility | faultiness | flaw | handicap | harm | hurt | immaturity | imperfection | impurity | inaccuracy | inadequacy | inadequateness | incompleteness | inexactitude | inexactness | injury | lack | lessening | liability | loss | loss of ground | marring | mediocrity | mischief | patchiness | prejudice | reduction | remission | retraction | retrenchment | shortage | shortcoming | shortening | shrinkage | sketchiness | step backward | truncation | undermining | undevelopment | unevenness | unperfectedness | unsoundness | vitiation | want | weakening | worsening

See Also | alteration | amputation | anorgasmia | astasia | bad condition | bandy legs | bow leg | bow legs | bowleg | change | corrosion | damage | debasement | decay | decrepitude | deformation | degradation | descensus | desolation | detriment | devastation | dilapidation | disability of walking | distortion | dysomia | genu valgum | genu varum | harm | hearing impairment | hearing loss | hurt | hurt | hypesthesia | hypoesthesia | knock-knee | ladder | modification | pigeon toes | poor shape | prolapse | prolapsus | ravel | run | scathe | tibia valga | tibia vara | unfitness | vision defect | visual defect | visual disorder | visual impairment | wear

Impairment In Webster's Dictionary

\Im*pair"ment\, n. [OE. enpeirement, OF. empirement.] The state of being impaired; injury. ``The impairment of my health.'' --Dryden.

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