Definitions for Impairment

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. damage, harm, impairment(noun)

    the occurrence of a change for the worse

  2. deterioration, impairment(noun)

    a symptom of reduced quality or strength

  3. disability, disablement, handicap, impairment(noun)

    the condition of being unable to perform as a consequence of physical or mental unfitness

    "reading disability"; "hearing impairment"

  4. impairment(noun)

    damage that results in a reduction of strength or quality

  5. stultification, constipation, impairment, deadening(noun)

    the act of making something futile and useless (as by routine)

Wiktionary

  1. impairment(Noun)

    The result of being impaired; a deterioration or weakening; a disability or handicap; an inefficient part or factor.

  2. impairment(Noun)

    A downward revaluation, a write-down.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Impairment(noun)

    the state of being impaired; injury

  2. Origin: [OE. enpeirement, OF. empirement.]

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Hiroyuki Sakaida:

    The top five trading firms may write down a total of about 630 billion yen in net impairment losses on their resource assets this business year, their spending on upstream assets will be shrinking.

  2. Executive Mike Lynn:

    Our ability to measure THC in breath really should shift the national dialogue from one about simply detecting if THC is in someone's body to a conversation where standards can be developed that reflect actual impairment.

  3. Gail Demmler:

    CMV can affect the liver the spleen the bone marrow, lungs, heart, but the most devastating thing it can do is damage the brain, it causes brain damage, vision impairment, hearing loss … but it can affect any organ system.

  4. Wayne Hall:

    People who used occasionally in their 20s and discontinue as most cannabis users do, are at low risk of developing any cognitive impairment, but cannabis is a drug, and like all drugs, it can harm users when used in particular ways.

  5. Manila Water:

    The position of (regulator) MWSS, as upheld by the appeals panel, diverges from the original intent of the concession agreement, we now claim against this primary obligation of the national government to account for the impairment caused by this change.

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