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visually impaired

adjective

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


noun

  1. Usually the visually impaired. people with reduced vision so severe as to constitute a disability, considered collectively:

    He founded a training program to aid the visually impaired.

visually impaired

adjective

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

      the visually impaired



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Derived Forms

  • visual impairment, noun

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Word History and Origins

Origin of visually impaired1

First recorded in 1920–25

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Example Sentences

Samarth Mahapatra from Marietta, Georgia, took second place for a computer algorithm that helps visually impaired people cook.

I met with my visually impaired friend, and she was describing problems to me that she faces daily.

Recently, Piper was tagged dozens of times in a video about a visually impaired person who made their own tactile puzzle.

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A marathon runner, he told her he once was paired with a visually impaired person who was training for a race and talked him into a 10-mile run when he had initially agreed to only six.

While seeing-eye dogs are bred and trained for visually impaired people, all dogs — if you let them — are in effect travel guides allowing us to see the world anew.

Cranbrook, Romney's elite private academy, had a teacher who was so visually impaired the kids called him "The Bat."

There are the visually impaired and physically handicapped who cannot use books.

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