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 Dictionary entry overview: What does impaired mean? 

IMPAIRED (adjective)
  The adjective IMPAIRED has 2 senses:

1. diminished in strength, quality, or utility
2. mentally or physically unfit

  Familiarity information: IMPAIRED used as an adjective is rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

IMPAIRED (adjective)

Sense 1impaired [BACK TO TOP]


Diminished in strength, quality, or utility

Context example:

impaired eyesight


visually impaired (visual impairment resulting from faulty refraction of light rays in the eye)

dyslectic; dyslexic (having impaired ability to comprehend written words usually associated with a neurologic disorder)

dysfunctional (impaired in function; especially of a bodily system or organ)

diminished; lessened; vitiated; weakened (impaired by diminution)

dickey; dicky ((British informal) faulty)

broken (weakened and infirm)

anosmic (having impaired sense of smell)


damaged (harmed or injured or spoiled)

injured (usually used of physical or mental injury to persons)


unimpaired (not damaged or diminished in any respect)

Sense 2impaired [BACK TO TOP]


Mentally or physically unfit


afflicted; impaired


unfit (not in good physical or mental condition; out of condition)

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