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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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Rhymes with Visual Impairment

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Sentences with visual-impairment


1. Noun Phrase
Several organizations help people with visual impairment.

2. Noun Phrase
Help is also available for those who have suffered visual impairment who want to get back to work.

3. Noun Phrase
Equipment for the visually impaired can help college students with visual impairments succeed in school.

4. Noun Phrase
These same tools are useful for people with visual impairments who are not in school.

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. visual

adjective. ['ˈvɪʒəwəl'] relating to or using sight.

Synonyms

  • ocular
  • optical

Antonyms

  • unperceivable
  • occult
  • unseeable

7. visual

adjective. ['ˈvɪʒəwəl'] visible; give me the ocular proof"- Shakespeare.

Synonyms

  • ocular
  • visible

Antonyms

  • effector
  • imperceptible
  • covert
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