ALL meanings of -impaired

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  • combining form -impaired You use -impaired in adjectives where you are describing someone with a particular disability. For example, someone who is hearing-impaired has a disability affecting their hearing, and someone who is visually-impaired has a disability affecting their sight. 0
  • combining form -impaired The hearing-impaired or the visually-impaired are people with disabilities affecting their hearing or sight. This use could cause offence. 0
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