impaired definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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- Diminished, damaged, or weakened: an impaired sense of smell.
- Functioning poorly or incompetently: a driver so tired as to be impaired.
- Having a physical or mental disability: an impaired child in need of special assistance.
People who have a physical or mental disability considered as a group: a swimming class for the physically impaired.
impaired - Computer Definition
impaired - Medical Definition
Having a physical or mental disability.