Antonyms
Etymology

1. impair

verb. ['ˌɪmˈpɛr'] make worse or less effective.

Antonyms

  • clear up

Etymology

  • empeirier (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Rhymes with Impair

  • pitiesalpetriere
  • multimillionaire
  • euromobiliare
  • concessionaire
  • questionnaire
  • doctrinaire
  • trosclair
  • st_pierre
  • stpierre
  • st_claire
  • st_clair
  • stclair
  • montclair
  • millionaire
  • microware
  • maxicare
  • laterriere
  • larosiere
  • icelandair
  • frontiere
  • foursquare
  • disrepair
  • buenos-aires
  • billionaire
  • almaguer
  • whitehair
  • solitaire
  • sinclair
  • praxair
  • nationair

How do you pronounce impair?

Pronounce impair as ˌɪmˈpɛr.

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Sentences with impair


1. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
This is because she's being flooded with hormones that impair clear thinking.

2. Verb, base form
Some types of mental illness do not impair individuals to the point where they are not able to work.

3. Verb, 3rd person singular present
IBS does not permanently impair the intestine like other diseases such as Crohn's or ulcerative colitis.

2. impair

verb. ['ˌɪmˈpɛr'] make imperfect.

Synonyms

  • sully
  • damage
  • disfigure
  • taint
  • mar
  • blemish
  • defile
  • spoil
  • deflower
  • corrupt
  • vitiate
  • deface

Antonyms

  • reality
  • stay
  • disinfect
  • purity

Etymology

  • empeirier (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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