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impaired, past participle; impairs, 3rd person singular present; impairing, present participle; impaired, past tense;
  1. Weaken or damage something (esp. a human faculty or function)
    • - drug use that impairs job performance

  1. make worse or less effective; "His vision was impaired"
  2. mar: make imperfect; "nothing marred her beauty"
  3. (impaired) diminished in strength, quality, or utility; "impaired eyesight"
  4. (impaired) afflicted: mentally or physically unfit
  5. (Impaired) Disability, according to the World Health Organization, is defined as " umbrella term, covering impairments, activity limitations, and participation restrictions. ...
  6. to weaken; to affect negatively; to have a diminishing effect on
  7. (impaired) A criminal charge for impaired driving; Rendered less effective; inebriated, drunk
  8. (Impaired) A person driving a vehicle with a blood alcohol content of greater than 0.08% is said to be impaired.
  9. (Impaired) An insurer is said to be impaired when it is in financial difficulty to the point where its ability to meet financial obligations or regulatory requirements is in question.
  10. (Impaired) condition of the quality of water that has been adversely affected for a specific use by contamination or pollution.
  11. (impaired) (adj.): damaged; weakened
  12. (impaired) commercial impact of new information systems and the Internet.
  13. French term for the Odd Bet.
  14. to cause to become less or worse (Sept. 2010)
  15. In Roulette, refers to a wager placed winning odd numbers.
  16. to damage or make worse, to handicap
  17. (French) odd (numbers)
  18. To weaken, make worse, to lessen in power, diminish, or relax, or otherwise affect in an injurious manner.