Definition of


  1. (noun, act) the act of making something futile and useless (as by routine)
  2. (noun, act) damage that results in a reduction of strength or quality
  3. (noun, event) the occurrence of a change for the worse
  4. (noun, state) the condition of being unable to perform as a consequence of physical or mental unfitness
    hearing impairment
  5. (noun, state) a symptom of reduced quality or strength

via WordNet, Princeton University

Words that sound like Impairment

impermanent, imprint, in front, inebriant, infirmity, informant, informed, invariant

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