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Definitions and Synonyms of handicapped | Another word for handicapped | What is handicapped?

Definition 1: people collectively who are crippled or otherwise physically handicapped - [noun denoting group]

Samples where handicapped or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • technology to help the elderly and the disabled

Synonyms for handicapped in the sense of this definition

(handicapped is a kind of ...) (plural) any group of human beings (men or women or children) collectively

"old people" "there were at least 200 people in the audience"

(... is a kind of handicapped ) (archaic) lame persons collectively

"the poor, and the maimed, and the halt, and the blind"

Definition 2: having restricted mental or physical functioning as a consequence of injury or illness - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Synonyms for handicapped in the sense of this definition

(handicapped is similar to ...) not in good physical or mental condition; out of condition

"fat and very unfit" "certified as unfit for army service" "drunk and unfit for service"

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