impaired impaired  /ɪm ˈpɛrd/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) diminished in strength, quality, or utility
  2. (adj) mentally or physically unfit

Usage(s):

  1. While the older people were more impaired by the alcohol, they also consistently underestimated their drunkenness.
  2. Gastric digestion of meat is some-what impaired in heart and kidney diseases, in blood poisoning.
  3. Wear your own earbuds as you walk through the special exhibitions or the permanent collection; separate audio tours are available for kids and for the visually impaired.

News

  1. FDOT and Dunn&Co. Announce “One Foolish Act,” an Impaired Driving Initiative of the "Alert Today, Alive Tomorrow ...

    “One Foolish Act” makes drivers think twice before getting behind the wheel while impaired by focusing on potential fatalities and the cost to victims’ loved ones. (PRWeb June 13, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10822520.htm
    on June 13, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  2. Principal re-charged in connection with impaired driving case

    SALISBURY — The Prince Street Elementary School principal who had impaired driving charges dismissed against him in District Court in Salisbury last week has been re-charged in connection with case.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Eastern Shore News

  3. Emporia Telecom Makes Talking and Texting Easy and Affordable for 21 Million Visually Impaired Americans

    Emporia--world market leader in the manufacture and sale of mobile phones for seniors and the visually impaired--is teaming up with Odin Mobile to offer the nation’s first mobile service specifically engineered for the visually impaired.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. "I absolutely realize how serious driving under the influence is. I could not live with myself if anyone was injured or killed while I was driving while impaired. Clearly, no one should - no matter how slightly," said Paris.
    on May 10, 2007 By: Paris Hilton Source: Javno.hr

  2. "She's one of a kind, thank God," Clark said. "I'm sad that I'm impaired with my walking and my speech is impaired. But I'm happy."
    on Nov 21, 2006 By: Dick Clark Source: Forbes

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