Synonyms for impairment

Synonyms for (noun) impairment

Synonyms: deadening, constipation, stultification, impairment

Definition: the act of making something futile and useless (as by routine)

Similar words: debasement, degradation

Definition: changing to a lower state (a less respected state)


Synonyms: impairment

Definition: damage that results in a reduction of strength or quality

Similar words: harm, hurt, scathe, damage

Definition: the act of damaging something or someone


Synonyms: damage, impairment, harm

Definition: the occurrence of a change for the worse

Similar words: change, modification, alteration

Definition: an event that occurs when something passes from one state or phase to another

Usage: the change was intended to increase sales; this storm is certainly a change for the worse; the neighborhood had undergone few modifications since his last visit years ago


Synonyms: impairment, handicap, disability, disablement

Definition: the condition of being unable to perform as a consequence of physical or mental unfitness

Usage: reading disability; hearing impairment

Similar words: softness, unfitness

Definition: poor physical condition; being out of shape or out of condition (as from a life of ease and luxury)


Synonyms: deterioration, impairment

Definition: a symptom of reduced quality or strength

Similar words: decay

Definition: an inferior state resulting from the process of decaying

Usage: the corpse was in an advanced state of decay; the house had fallen into a serious state of decay and disrepair