visually impaired


adjective

(of a person) having reduced vision so severe as to constitute a handicap.

noun

Usually the visually impaired . visually impaired persons collectively: a training program to aid the visually impaired.

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Origin of visually impaired

First recorded in 1920–25
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British Dictionary definitions for visually impaired

visually impaired

adjective

  1. having any defect of vision, whether disabling or not
  2. (as collective noun; preceded by the)the visually impaired See partially sighted

Derived forms of visually impaired

visual impairment, noun

undefined visually impaired

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