Definition of Impaired

1. Adjective. Diminished in strength, quality, or utility. "Impaired eyesight"




2. Adjective. Mentally or physically unfit.
Exact synonyms: Afflicted
Similar to: Unfit

Definition of Impaired

1. Adjective. Rendered less effective ¹

2. Adjective. inebriated, drunk. ¹

3. Verb. (past of impair) ¹

4. Noun. A criminal charge for impaired driving. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Impaired

1. impair [v] - See also: impair

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Impaired

impactfully
impactfulness
impacting
impactions
impactive
impactless
impactor
impactors
impacts
impaint
impainted
impainting
impaints
impair
impaired (current term)
impaired glucose tolerance
impairedness
impaireds
impairer
impairers
impairing
impairment
impairments
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impala
impala lily
impalas
impalatable
impalation

Literary usage of Impaired

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1. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1919)
"The most that can be said of the allegations in the petition is that, because of the "distress of mind and impaired physical condition of said Pope," he ..."

2. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1889)
"The jurisdiction of the courts of the United States over controversies between citizens of different States cannot be impaired by the laws of the State. ..."

3. The Federal and State Constitutions: Colonial Charters, and Other Organic by Francis N. Thorpe, United States (1909)
"... different from those existing at the time the order appealed from was made, shall not be suspended or impaired by reason of the pendency of such appeal; ..."

4. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1886)
"HMS health was impaired, and he saw no further and was the object of several very acri mo- military service. lie was promoted ..."

5. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1843)
"... whose strength was broken, and whose faculties were perhaps impaired, by the weight ot £ hundred years ; and the insolent triumph of the Arians provoked ..."

6. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by Philadelphia Neurological Society, American Neurological Association, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association (1906)
"Areas of impaired sensations of touch, pain and temperature. Note on 42nd day: Marked cyanosis of right foot. Big toe now looks well. ..."

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