impairment definition

  • noun:
    • the consequence of being reduced; a deterioration or weakening; a disability or handicap; an inefficient part or factor.
    • A downward revaluation, a write-down.
    • The state, act, or means of being damaged; damage.
    • The work of impairing, and/or condition of being weakened; diminution; decrease; damage.
    • the work of creating anything useless and ineffective (as by program)
    • a symptom of reduced quality or strength
    • the occurrence of an alteration the even worse
    • the condition of becoming struggling to perform because of actual or emotional unfitness
    • damage that results in a reduction of power or high quality

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