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Adjective: impaired  im'pehrd
  1. Diminished in strength, quality, or utility
    "impaired eyesight"
  2. Mentally or physically unfit
    - afflicted
Verb: impair  im'pehr
  1. Make worse or less effective
    "His vision was impaired"
  2. Make imperfect
    "nothing impaired her beauty";
    - mar, spoil, deflower, vitiate, pollute

See also: anosmic, broken, damaged, dickey [Brit, informal], dicky [Brit, informal], diminished, dysfunctional, dyslectic, dyslexic, injured, lessened, unfit, vitiated, weakened

Type of: damage

Antonym: unimpaired

Encyclopedia: Impaired