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1. Diminished, damaged, or weakened: an impaired sense of smell.
2. Functioning poorly or incompetently: a driver so tired as to be impaired.
3. Having a physical or mental disability.
n. (used with a pl. verb)
People who have a physical or mental disability considered as a group. Usually used in combination: communication aids for the speech-impaired.
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reduced or weakened in strength, quality, etcwith reduced or weakened mental capacitywith reduced or weakened physical capacity
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
1. weakened, diminished, or damaged: impaired hearing; to rebuild an impaired bridge.
2. functioning poorly or inadequately: Consumption of alcohol results in an impaired driver.
3. Facetious. deficient or incompetent (prec. by a noun or adverb): VCR-impaired; morally impaired.
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|Adj.||1.||impaired - diminished in strength, quality, or utility; "impaired eyesight"|
damaged - harmed or injured or spoiled; "I won't buy damaged goods"; "the storm left a wake of badly damaged buildings"
injured - harmed; "injured soldiers"; "injured feelings"
unimpaired - not damaged or diminished in any respect; "his speech remained unimpaired"
|2.||impaired - mentally or physically unfit |
unfit - 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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adjective damaged, flawed, faulty, defective, imperfect, unsound The blast left him with permanently impaired vision.
Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002
impaired[ɪmˈpɛərd] adj [organ, vision] → abîmé(e), détérioré(e)
His memory is impaired → Il a des problèmes de mémoire.
mentally impaired → intellectuellement diminué(e)
physically impaired → physiquement diminué(e)
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
impaired[ɪmˈpɛəd] adj (faculties, hearing) → deteriorato/a, indebolito/a
visually impaired → videoleso/a
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
a. impedido-a, baldado-a; desmejorado-a, debilitado-a.
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