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Synonyms for impairment

Synonyms for (noun) impairment

Synonyms: deadening, constipation, stultification, impairment Definition: the act of making something futile and useless (as by routine)

Similar words: debasement, degradation Definition: changing to a lower state (a less respected state)

Synonyms: impairment Definition: damage that results in a reduction of strength or quality

Similar words: harm, hurt, scathe, damage Definition: the act of damaging something or someone

Synonyms: damage, impairment, harm Definition: the occurrence of a change for the worse

Similar words: change, modification, alteration Definition: an event that occurs when something passes from one state or phase to another Usage: the change was intended to increase sales; this storm is certainly a change for the worse; the neighborhood had undergone few modifications since his last visit years ago

Synonyms: impairment, handicap, disability, disablement Definition: the condition of being unable to perform as a consequence of physical or mental unfitness Usage: reading disability; hearing impairment

Similar words: softness, unfitness Definition: poor physical condition; being out of shape or out of condition (as from a life of ease and luxury)

Synonyms: deterioration, impairment Definition: a symptom of reduced quality or strength

Similar words: decay Definition: an inferior state resulting from the process of decaying Usage: the corpse was in an advanced state of decay; the house had fallen into a serious state of decay and disrepair