disablement


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to disablement: disablement model

dis·a·ble

 (dĭs-ā′bəl)
tr.v. dis·a·bled, dis·a·bling, dis·a·bles
1. To deprive of capability or effectiveness, especially to impair the physical abilities of.
2. Law To render legally incapable of performing an act.

dis·a′ble·ment n.
dis·a′bling adj.
dis·a′bling·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.disablement - the condition of being unable to perform as a consequence of physical or mental unfitnessdisablement - the condition of being unable to perform as a consequence of physical or mental unfitness; "reading disability"; "hearing impairment"
bandy leg, bandyleg, bowleg, genu varum, tibia vara, bow leg - a leg bowed outward at the knee (or below the knee)
anorgasmia - absence of an orgasm in sexual relations
dysphasia - an impairment of language (especially speech production) that is usually due to brain damage
unfitness, softness - poor physical condition; being out of shape or out of condition (as from a life of ease and luxury)
disability of walking - a disability that interferes with or prevents walking
astasia - inability to stand due to muscular incoordination
amputation - a condition of disability resulting from the loss of one or more limbs
hearing disorder, hearing impairment - impairment of the sense of hearing
dysomia - impairment of the sense of smell
vision defect, visual defect, visual disorder, visual impairment - impairment of the sense of sight
descensus, prolapse, prolapsus - the slipping or falling out of place of an organ (as the uterus)
hypesthesia, hypoesthesia - impairment of tactile sensitivity; decrease of sensitivity
genu valgum, knock-knee, tibia valga - an inward slant of the thigh
pigeon toes - disability in which the toes are turned inward; often associated with knock-knee
bandy legs, bow leg, bow legs - outward curvature of the legs
disintegration - a loss (or serious disruption) of organization in some system; "a disintegration of personality"
Translations
عَجْز، إقْعاد
invaliditapostižení
invaliditet
megbénítás
bæklun, fötlun
sakatla ma

disablement

[dɪsˈeɪblmənt] N
1. (= state) → invalidez f, discapacidad f, minusvalía f
2. [of tank, gun, device] → inutilización f

disablement

[dɪˈseɪbəlmənt] n [person] → invalidité f

disablement

n
(of tank, gun, ship)Unbrauchbarmachen nt

disablement

[dɪsˈeɪblmənt] n (injury) → menomazione f; (condition) → invalidità
disablement pension → pensione di invalidità

disable

(disˈeibl) verb
to reduce the ability or strength of; to cripple. He was disabled during the war.
disability (disəˈbiləti) plural disaˈbilities noun
something which disables. He has a disability which prevents him from walking very far.
ˈdisability payment noun
an amount of money regularly paid by the government to disabled people.
disˈabled adjective
lacking ability or strength; crippled. a disabled soldier.
disˈablement noun
References in classic literature ?
That before we trek you execute a deed agreeing, in the event of my death or disablement, to pay my boy Harry, who is studying medicine over there in London, at Guy's Hospital, a sum of L200 a year for five years, by which time he ought to be able to earn a living for himself if he is worth his salt.
All their rushing and galloping at one another did little harm, the harm of disablement and death was caused by the balls and bullets that flew over the fields on which these men were floundering about.
The name of each must be recorded as well as the position he was to play and the game or games in which he was to be entered, and then there were the substitutes for each that was entered in more than a single game--one for each additional game that an individual was entered for, that no succeeding game might be delayed by the death or disablement of a player.
Like his first attack, his second had been accompanied by serious disablement.
Lebanon is suffering today a real crisis thus, the policy of disablement should be stopped with a view to maintain the government work," Al Kadri said.
One in seven of Scotland's veterans, around 50,000 people, have reported suffering a longterm illness they attribute to their military service but only a fraction of them have claimed their disablement war pension.
More than 70 unwanted prosthetic limbs from the disablement services centre were piled into the back of cars to help transform the lives of amputees in Africa.
Falklands veteran Jim Pritchard and former Army colleague Jake Devaney, from Rock Ferry, say they were mistakenly charged by Wirral council, despite drawing war disablement pensions.
Working with Modus, Sprint has launched a text disablement product that goes beyond the technology of many app-based solutions because it is hard wired into a device that plugs into the vehicle's on-board diagnostic port (OBDII).
MDM features include enforced password, remote device lock, disablement of device camera functionality, disablement of non-approved application installation and disablement of back-up to non-approved cloud storage providers.
Manchester Disablement Services Centre provides Wheelchair Services for approximately 11 200 service users within the Manchester and Trafford areas per annum.
50,000 will be given for the accidental disablement resulting in loss of one limb while Rs.

Full browser ?