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impaired

[ im-paird ]
/ ɪmˈpɛərd /
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adjective
weakened, diminished, or damaged: to rebuild an impaired bridge.
functioning poorly or inadequately: Consumption of alcohol results in an impaired driver.
deficient or incompetent (usually preceded by an adverb or noun): morally impaired; sports-impaired.
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Origin of impaired

OTHER WORDS FROM impaired

un·im·paired, adjective
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Medical definitions for impaired

impaired
[ ĭm-pârd ]

adj.
Having a physical or mental disability.
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