Origin of impairment
Examples from the Web for impairment
A more precise association of THC levels and degrees of impairment are not yet available.
Yet in this case, the degree of impairment seems to have been similar on both sides.
In general, the disabled folks are vulnerable to exploitation, in part because of the nature of their impairment.
As a group, no overall statistically significant improvement or impairment was seen as a result of taking Adderall.
But without any evidence of impairment, the FHP had no choice but to give Woods a routine traffic citation.
The aim is to remove all the disease with the least impairment of function and the minimum sacrifice of healthy tissue.Manual of Surgery|Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles
Physical examina tion on this admission was negative, except for some impairment of vision, for which he was given eye-glasses.Studies in Forensic Psychiatry|Bernard Glueck
This impairment has taken the form of constant and irritating passenger train delays.The Railroad Problem|Edward Hungerford
Impairment of credit, money stringency and a general declining market were partly responsible.My Adventures with Your Money|George Graham Rice
She was a short, stoutly built figure, somewhat past the middle of life, but without any impairment of activity in her movements.Maurice Tiernay Soldier of Fortune|Charles James Lever
mid-14c., emparement, from Old French empeirement, from empeirier (see impair). Re-Latinized spelling is from 1610s.