disabled

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Etymology[edit]

From disable +‎ -ed.

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disabled (comparative more disabled, superlative most disabled)

  1. Made incapable of use or action.
    • 1911, "From Brittania Lodge, No. 361", Railway Carmen's Journal, Vol. 16, No. 3, March 1911, page 129:
      In the car department we would repair cars that were disabled and placed in bad order by a bunch of scalies taking the place of striking switchmen, engineers, Firemen, etc.
  2. Having a disability.
  3. (law) Legally disqualified.

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Noun[edit]

disabled (usually uncountable, plural disableds)

  1. One who is disabled. (often used collectively as the disabled, but sometimes also singular)

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Verb[edit]

disabled

  1. simple past tense and past participle of disable