unable to function optimally, especially with regard to immune response, owing to underlying disease, harmful environmental exposure, or the side effects of a course of treatment.
- non·com·pro·mised, adjective
- un·com·pro·mised, adjective
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How to use compromised in a sentence
That’s a separate question apart from what might have happened to older and more compromised people in their communities.Paying for College Can Be Overwhelming. Here's What You Need to Know to Find an Affordable Option | Sean Gregory | February 5, 2021 | Time
The cyberattack cost them up to $15 million to remediate, not to mention the value of compromised marketing data of both company and its customers.
One hypothesis is the virus is evolving inside immune-compromised people, where it can persist for months while learning to dodge the immune system.We could know soon whether vaccines work against a scary new coronavirus variant | Antonio Regalado | January 23, 2021 | MIT Technology Review
If your Apple or Google account gets compromised, your emails, photos, notes, calendars, and messages could all be vulnerable, and you wouldn’t necessarily know it.Here’s your checklist for maximum smartphone security | David Nield | January 21, 2021 | Popular-Science
Quality-control measures failed to prevent the shipping of compromised kits to dozens of state and local public health labs.The CDC’s failed race against covid-19: A threat underestimated and a test overcomplicated | David Willman | December 26, 2020 | Washington Post
There are parts of the film where “the science had to be compromised in order to make a great movie,” Thorne says.Meet Kip Thorne, the Man Who Crafted the Artful Science of ‘Interstellar’ | Asawin Suebsaeng | November 14, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The writer has followed a rule but compromised clarity; whether the vote or the approval was immediate is ambiguous.Go Ahead, End With a Preposition: Grammar Rules We All Can Live With | Nick Romeo | November 3, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Four days later, 4.6 million Snapchat usernames and phone numbers were compromised and leaked online by a hacker.‘The Snappening’ Is Real: 90,000 Private Photos and 9,000 Hacked Snapchat Videos Leak Online | Marlow Stern | October 13, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Is it just a matter of time before an operation is compromised?Could Social Media Blow Special Operations Like the Failed Foley Rescue? | Jacob Siegel | August 23, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The researchers even recommended that people with compromised immune systems boil their Brita water.
Of these Napoleon was well advised, but Bernadotte was too cunning to allow himself to be compromised absolutely.Napoleon's Marshals | R. P. Dunn-Pattison
But glorious as his conduct was, his rash impetuosity more than once seriously compromised Napoleon's plans.Napoleon's Marshals | R. P. Dunn-Pattison
I wanted to jump and shout, but I compromised by taking Dr. Hudson down for a gleeful drink and planning our next tactic.Nine Men in Time | Noel Miller Loomis
Abramko had allowed himself to be compromised in the Polish insurrection and Magus was interested in saving him.Repertory Of The Comedie Humaine, Complete, A -- Z | Anatole Cerfberr and Jules Franois Christophe
I attended Ireland with great alacrity; but the business seems to be compromised.Private Letters of Edward Gibbon (1753-1794) Volume 1 (of 2) | Edward Gibbon