noun (used with a plural verb)
IS YOUR DESERT PLANT KNOWLEDGE SUCCULENT OR DRIED UP?
usage note for disabled
OTHER WORDS FROM disablednon·dis·a·bled, noun, adjectivesem·i·dis·a·bled, adjectiveun·dis·a·bled, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for disabled
As disabled veterans returned home, the government launched the “Great Civil War Benefaction” to provide prostheses.Times of strife can lead to medical innovation—when governments are willing|By Jeffrey Clemens/The Conversation|September 9, 2020|Popular Science
The Blade last year reported Maryland’s State Department of Education said it was in the process of developing new standards to include LGBTQ and disabled communities.LGBTQ-inclusive curriculum laws take effect in N.J., Ill.|Philip Van Slooten|September 9, 2020|Washington Blade
That’s because Medicare, the government’s insurance plan for the disabled and people over 65, sets prices.A Doctor Went to His Own Employer for a COVID-19 Antibody Test. It Cost $10,984.|by Marshall Allen|September 5, 2020|ProPublica
MTS’s concerns about fraud mirror those of advocates and authorities across the nation who have long decried abuses of resources such as ADA parking placards by people who are not disabled.MTS Frequently Overrules Doctors’ Orders on Reduced Fares for the Disabled|Lisa Halverstadt|August 31, 2020|Voice of San Diego
I wish “Finish the Fight” had included disabled women in its narrative.
Unwittingly or not, modern feminism is leaving its disabled sisters out of the discussion.#YesAllWomen, but Not Really: How Feminism Leaves the Disabled Behind|Elizabeth Heideman|November 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Evidence of their popularity can be seen in the fact that the comments box was disabled.
At the same time, Chubby experienced growing heart troubles, finally becoming too disabled to work in 2004.How Brooklyn’s First Ice Cream Girl Fought City Hall–and Won|Michael Daly|October 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
One is that the communications systems were disabled by some kind of power failure.MH370 Debris Is Lost Forever, Can the Plane Be Found Without It?|Clive Irving|September 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Medicare, the program for the elderly and disabled, lifted its ban on covering sex reassignment surgery earlier this year.
During a hurricane in 1876 on the Banks almost an entire fleet was disabled or lost and 200 men were drowned.The Sea Rovers|Rufus Rockwell Wilson
General Carr made what is known as a supply camp, leaving Penrose's command and some of his own disabled stock therein.Last of the Great Scouts|Helen Cody Wetmore
He will designate a second in command should he be disabled.The Plattsburg Manual|O.O. Ellis and E.B. Garey
Disabled on the night of the 11th, and returned to Guadaloupe.
In this manner, great numbers are disabled and taken at once.Popular Technology, Vol. I (of 2)|Edward Hazen
British Dictionary definitions for disabled
- lacking one or more physical powers, such as the ability to walk or to coordinate one's movements, as from the effects of a disease or accident, or through mental impairment
- (as collective noun; preceded by the)the disabled