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1. impairment

noun. ['ˌɪmˈpɛrmənt'] the occurrence of a change for the worse.

Synonyms

  • run
  • damage
  • ravel
  • harm
  • distortion
  • deformation
  • ladder
  • change
  • modification
  • detriment
  • hurt

Antonyms

  • hardness
  • incompressibility
  • sharpness
  • distinctness

Etymology

  • -ment (English)
  • -amentum (Latin)
  • impair (English)
  • empeirier (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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1. Noun Phrase
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2. impairment

noun. ['ˌɪmˈpɛrmənt'] damage that results in a reduction of strength or quality.

Synonyms

  • harm
  • scathe
  • hurt

Antonyms

  • sensitivity
  • adaptability
  • suitability
  • suitableness

Etymology

  • -ment (English)
  • -amentum (Latin)
  • impair (English)
  • empeirier (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. impairment

noun. ['ˌɪmˈpɛrmənt'] the condition of being unable to perform as a consequence of physical or mental unfitness.

Synonyms

  • hearing impairment
  • genu valgum
  • genu varum
  • bandy legs
  • hypesthesia
  • astasia
  • unfitness
  • disablement
  • bowleg
  • visual disorder
  • hearing disorder
  • softness
  • amputation
  • descensus
  • bandyleg
  • prolapsus
  • visual defect
  • handicap
  • tibia valga
  • disability of walking
  • dysphasia
  • visual impairment
  • disability
  • disintegration
  • prolapse
  • bow legs
  • hypoesthesia
  • bow leg
  • knock-knee
  • vision defect
  • dysomia
  • bandy leg
  • pigeon toes
  • tibia vara

Antonyms

  • clarity
  • masculinity
  • loudness
  • advantage

Etymology

  • -ment (English)
  • -amentum (Latin)
  • impair (English)
  • empeirier (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. impairment

noun. ['ˌɪmˈpɛrmənt'] the act of making something futile and useless (as by routine).

Synonyms

  • stultification
  • degradation
  • deadening
  • constipation

Antonyms

  • capableness
  • capability
  • competence
  • ability

Etymology

  • -ment (English)
  • -amentum (Latin)
  • impair (English)
  • empeirier (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. impairment

noun. ['ˌɪmˈpɛrmənt'] a symptom of reduced quality or strength.

Synonyms

  • deterioration
  • devastation
  • dilapidation
  • desolation
  • wear
  • corrosion
  • decrepitude

Antonyms

  • ascend
  • rise
  • birth
  • decrease

Etymology

  • -ment (English)
  • -amentum (Latin)
  • impair (English)
  • empeirier (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

6. hearing

noun. ['ˈhiːrɪŋ'] (law) a proceeding (usually by a court) where evidence is taken for the purpose of determining an issue of fact and reaching a decision based on that evidence.

Synonyms

  • proceedings
  • proceeding
  • competence hearing
  • administrative hearing
  • legal proceeding
  • fair hearing

Antonyms

  • incapability
  • leave
  • stand still
  • upgrade

7. hearing

noun. ['ˈhiːrɪŋ'] an opportunity to state your case and be heard.

Synonyms

  • chance
  • audience

Antonyms

  • tone-deaf
  • unheeding
  • indifferent

8. hearing

noun. ['ˈhiːrɪŋ'] the range within which a voice can be heard.

Synonyms

  • earshot
  • reach
  • range

Antonyms

  • unhearing
  • hearing-impaired
  • deafened
  • deaf-and-dumb

9. hearing

noun. ['ˈhiːrɪŋ'] the act of hearing attentively.

Synonyms

  • sensing
  • listening
  • relistening
  • perception
  • rehearing

Antonyms

  • figure
  • bottom out
  • stay in place
  • top out

10. hearing

adjective. ['ˈhiːrɪŋ'] able to perceive sound.

Synonyms

  • quick-eared

Antonyms

  • effector
  • inattention
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