What is impairment?

  • (noun): A symptom of reduced quality or strength.
    Synonyms: deterioration
    See also — Additional definitions below

More definitions of "impairment":

  • (noun): The occurrence of a change for the worse.
    Synonyms: damage, harm
  • (noun): The condition of being unable to perform as a consequence of physical or mental unfitness.
    Example: "Hearing impairment"
    Synonyms: disability, disablement, handicap
  • (noun): Damage that results in a reduction of strength or quality.