Disability Definition

dĭsə-bĭlĭ-tē
disabilities
noun
disabilities
A disabled condition.
Webster's New World
The period of such a condition.
Never received a penny during her disability.
American Heritage
That which disables, as an illness, injury, or physical handicap.
Webster's New World
A disadvantage or deficiency, especially a physical or mental impairment that interferes with or prevents normal achievement in a particular area.
American Heritage
A legal disqualification or incapacity.
Webster's New World
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The status of an individual who has had one or more legal rights (such as the right to vote or to drive) revoked as a result of the conviction of a crime.
Webster's New World Law

Other Word Forms of Disability

Noun

Singular:
disability
Plural:
disabilities

Origin of Disability

  • Circa 1570 disable +‎ -ity.

    From Wiktionary

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