What does impaired mean?

Definitions for impaired

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word impaired.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. impairedadjective

    diminished in strength, quality, or utility

    "impaired eyesight"

  2. afflicted, impairedadjective

    mentally or physically unfit


  1. impairednoun

    A criminal charge for impaired driving.

    The cop gave me an impaired.

  2. impairedadjective

    Rendered less effective

    His impaired driving skill due to alcohol caused the accident.

  3. impairedadjective

    inebriated, drunk.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Impaired

    of Impair

How to pronounce impaired?

  1. Alex
    US English

How to say impaired in sign language?


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of impaired in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of impaired in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of impaired in a Sentence

  1. James Holmes:

    But his ability to express his emotions has been impaired by disease and medication and we know it is very, very hard for people to see.

  2. Jonathan Cherney:

    I do know significant head injuries can cause people to not know what happened or forget what happened, the fact that he doesn’t remember driving at all is also indicative and consistent with the objective symptom of impaired driving.

  3. Thomas Oxley:

    The average person who has a large vessel stroke is severely impaired, it means it a bigger clot. It includes one of the largest arteries in the brain.

  4. Howard Mallen:

    La Barbera recommends travelling in pairs, and in known surroundings. Howard Mallen, co-founder and CEO of Krav Maga Worldwide, who teaches the popular self-defense technique developed by the Israel Defense Forces, said women should augment products like Cutrona’s with training. The risk of being attacked is increased when your attention is being diverted, you're alone, and/or your senses are impaired. Jogging or running is a perfect example of this, typically, runners have music blasting in their ears and jog by areas that can serve as hiding places for would be attackers.

  5. Greg Falgiano:

    All of this is tracked in the app, too, so you can go back and see … How was the temperature over the last week ? Or, was it really humid, and that's maybe why the baby wasn't sleeping well ? SMART SAFE TECH : BLAZE LASERLIGHT MAKES CYCLISTS SAFER ON THE ROAD Even the look of the device can be adjusted. Parents can dress up The Arlo Baby to look like a rabbit( with snap-on ears and feet), a Dalmatian, or a cat. It also records video, so busy parents don't have to miss milestones like their baby’s first words or first steps. If one parent is on the road, you can use your smartphone and get access to a live feed from the camera, and type in your password to get into the app and see what baby's doing at any time of the day, Falgiano said. MIT RESEARCHERS GIVE THE WHITE CANE USED BY THE VISUALLY IMPAIRED A HIGH-TECH UPDATE Users can talk to their babies when they’re away, thanks to the monitor’s two-way audio. Speak into your smartphone, and The Arlo Baby will hear your voice on the monitor’s speaker. The camera can also be used to record or live-stream nannies and babysitters. The most important thing you can protect is your family.

Images & Illustrations of impaired

  1. impairedimpairedimpairedimpairedimpaired

Popularity rank by frequency of use


Translations for impaired

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for impaired »


Find a translation for the impaired definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:

Discuss these impaired definitions with the community:



    Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


    "impaired." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2021. Web. 1 Aug. 2021. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/impaired>.

    Are we missing a good definition for impaired? Don't keep it to yourself...

    Browse Definitions.net

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!


    Are you a words master?

    immoderately desirous of acquiring e.g. wealth
    • A. witless
    • B. greedy
    • C. dependable
    • D. transparent

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for impaired: