Business / Human Resources (HR) / Impairment: A physical or mental condition resulting from injury or illness, which diminishes an individual’s faculties such as ability to hear, see, walk, talk, etc.

Other Words for Impairment

Impairment Verb Synonyms: lessening, weakening, damage, harm, injury, flaw, imperfection, reduction, vitiation, deterioration, decrease, diminution, enfeeblement, debilitation, undermining, worsening, marring

Underwriting Impairments

Health / Health Insurance / Underwriting Impairments: Factors that tend to increase an individual's risk above that which is normal for his or her age. MORE

Age-Associated Memory Impairment (AAMI)

Science / Psychiatry / Age-Associated Memory Impairment (AAMI): The mild disturbance in memory function that occurs normally with aging; benign senescent forgetfulness. Such lapses in memory are lately humorously referred to as representing a senior moment. MORE


Health / First Aid / Aphasia: Inability to create or understand speech. Aphasia is a disorder of the brain's speech center rather than the anatomical structures that are used to create speech (mouth and vocal cords) or understand MORE


Entertainment / Bowling / Handicap: Pins awarded to a player or team in an attempt to equalize competition. Often refered to as a percentage of a established target score. For example, if the handicap was 90% of 200, a player with an av MORE


Science / Psychiatry / Dementia: global organic impairment of intellectual functioning without impairment of consciousness. MORE


Science / Psychiatry / Personality: Enduring patterns of perceiving, relating to, and thinking about the environment and oneself. Personality traits are prominent aspects of personality that are exhibited in a wide range of important so MORE