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Overview of noun impairment

The noun impairment has 5 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) damage, harm, impairment

(the occurrence of a change for the worse)

2. deterioration, impairment

(a symptom of reduced quality or strength)

3. disability, disablement, handicap, impairment

(the condition of being unable to perform as a consequence of physical or mental unfitness; "reading disability"; "hearing impairment")

4. impairment

(damage that results in a reduction of strength or quality)

5. stultification, constipation, impairment, deadening

(the act of making something futile and useless (as by routine)) © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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