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Definition 1: diminished in strength, quality, or utility - [adjective denoting all]

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

  • impaired eyesight

(impaired is similar to ...) having impaired sense of smell

(impaired is similar to ...) weakened and infirm

"broken health resulting from alcoholism"

(impaired is similar to ...) (British informal) faulty

"I've got this dicky heart"

(impaired is similar to ...) impaired by diminution

(impaired is similar to ...) impaired in function; especially of a bodily system or organ

(impaired is similar to ...) having impaired ability to comprehend written words usually associated with a neurologic disorder

(means also ...) harmed or injured or spoiled

"I won't buy damaged goods" "the storm left a wake of badly damaged buildings"

(means also ...) harmed

"injured soldiers"

Definition 2: mentally or physically unfit - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Synonyms for impaired in the sense of this definition

(impaired 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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