impairment

(noun) “[T]he physical limitations a less-able person faces” (OpenStax College 2012).

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Usage Notes:

  • Plural: impairments
  • Also called:
    • disability
    • disablement
    • handicap

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References

OpenStax College. 2012. Health in the United States. Connexions, May 18, 2012. (http://cnx.org/content/m42931/1.2/).

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