impaired

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

Origin of impaired

Related formsun·im·paired, adjective
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Related Words for unimpaired

free, intact, sound, unbroken, undamaged, unharmed, unhurt, unscathed, whole, uninjured

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British Dictionary definitions for unimpaired

unimpaired

adjective
  1. not reduced or weakened in strength, quality, etc
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Word Origin and History for unimpaired
adj.

1580s, from un- (1) "not" + past participle of impair. Rare before c.1760.

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