What does Impairment mean?

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.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Impairment in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Impairment in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. Richard Isaacson:

    What we're realizing is that if we can find a drug or some sort of intervention that can slow down or reverse the disease, we'll need to use that drug as early as possible, when someone starts having symptoms of memory loss, mild cognitive impairment or dementia due to Alzheimer's, it's so much more difficult to treat.

  4. Barbara Bowman:

    It makes me sick, and it sends a very wrong message about what consent really means, consent is not the absence of a' no.' And when you put drugs and alcohol in the mix, and put a person into a state of impairment and incapacitation where they're not able to respond in a normal setting, it's manipulative. It's diabolical. It's controlling. And it's typical behavior and thinking of a sociopath.

  5. Andrew Smyth:

    We were interested in looking at this particular group who have a high risk for cardiovascular disease because they are also going to have a high risk of cognitive decline, previous research has suggested that a Mediterranean diet -- rich in fruits, vegetables, whole grains, fish, and healthy fats -- is associated with reduced risk of cognitive impairment. We've also seen preliminary research suggesting that eating vitamin C and folate-rich vegetables like spinach and broccoli may slow cognitive decline. Other research has suggested that blueberries may boost memory, and that a high intake of saturated and trans fats can have negative effects. So it's no surprise that to me that the healthiest eaters in this study fared the best in terms of their cognitive health.

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