impaired

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English[edit]

Adjective[edit]

impaired

  1. Rendered less effective
    His impaired driving skill due to alcohol caused the accident.
  2. inebriated, drunk.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Nouns to which "impaired" is often applied: vision, hearing, mobility, healing, fertility, health, judgment, cognition, consciousness, memory, concentration, function, performance, ability, capacity, person, child, adult.
  • Adverbs often applied to "impaired": visually, physically, mentally, emotionally, cognitively.

Translations[edit]

Verb[edit]

impaired

  1. simple past tense and past participle of impair

Noun[edit]

impaired (plural impaireds)

  1. A criminal charge for impaired driving.
    The cop gave me an impaired.