Wordlist: Disabilities

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disability
 
an absence of competent physical, intellectual, or moral power, means, fitness, and the like
 
disabled
 
having an absence of competent physical, intellectual, or moral power, means, fitness, and the like
 
disabled person
 
a person with a disability
 
physically handicapped
 
having an absence of competent physical power
 
mentally handicapped
 
having an absence of competent intellectual or moral power
 
sane
 
being in a healthy condition; possessing a rational mind; having the mental faculties in such condition as to be able to anticipate and judge the effect of one's actions in an ordinary manner
 
insane
 
a disorder of mind; not having the mental faculties in such condition as to be able to anticipate and judge the effect of one's actions in an ordinary manner
 
impaired hearing
 
not being able to properly hear sounds
 
deaf
 
not being able to hear
 
paralysed
 
not being able to move
 
 
    • disability, disabilities(noun)
    • Definition:
      • an absence of competent physical, intellectual, or moral power, means, fitness, and the like
    • Example:
      • He has a mental disability.
      • Synonym(s):
        handicap
    • disabled(adjective)
    • Definition:
      • having an absence of competent physical, intellectual, or moral power, means, fitness, and the like
    • Example:
      • Julia works with disabled children.
  • disabled person
    • disabled person, disabled persons(noun)
    • Definition:
      • a person with a disability
    • Example:
      • She has two disabled persons among her friends.
    • physically handicapped(adjective)
    • Definition:
      • having an absence of competent physical power
    • Example:
      • The child is physically handicapped.
    • mentally handicapped(adjective)
    • Definition:
      • having an absence of competent intellectual or moral power
    • Example:
      • The girl learns slowly because she is mentally handicapped.
    • sane[seɪn](adjective)
    • Definition:
      • being in a healthy condition; possessing a rational mind; having the mental faculties in such condition as to be able to anticipate and judge the effect of one's actions in an ordinary manner
    • Example:
      • The old man still seems to be sane.
      • Antonym(s):
        insane, crazy
    • insane[ɪnˈseɪn](adjective)
    • Definition:
      • a disorder of mind; not having the mental faculties in such condition as to be able to anticipate and judge the effect of one's actions in an ordinary manner
    • Example:
      • He was committed to an institution because he was insane.
      • Antonym(s):
        sane
  • impaired hearing
    • impaired hearing(uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • not being able to properly hear sounds
    • Example:
      • For 30 years now he has had to cope with impaired hearing.
    • deaf[ˈdɛf](adjective)
    • Definition:
      • not being able to hear
    • Example:
      • She used sign language to communicate because she was deaf.
  • paralysed
    • paralysed(adjective)
    • Definition:
      • not being able to move
    • Example:
      • He needs a wheelchair because he is paralysed.
 

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disability
disabled
sane
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deaf
paralysed
 
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        insane
        a disorder of mind; not having the mental faculties in such condition as to be able to anticipate and judge the effect of one's actions in an ordinary manner
        disability
        an absence of competent physical, intellectual, or moral power, means, fitness, and the like
        deaf
        not being able to hear
        disabled
        having an absence of competent physical, intellectual, or moral power, means, fitness, and the like
        paralysed
        not being able to move
        disabled person
        a person with a disability
        physically handicapped
        having an absence of competent physical power
        mentally handicapped
        having an absence of competent intellectual or moral power
        sane
        being in a healthy condition; possessing a rational mind; having the mental faculties in such condition as to be able to anticipate and judge the effect of one's actions in an ordinary manner
        impaired hearing
        not being able to properly hear sounds
         
         
         

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        paralysed
        not being able to move
        disabled person
        a person with a disability
        impaired hearing
        not being able to properly hear sounds
         
         
         
         

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