Associations to the word «Impairment»

Wiktionary

IMPAIRMENT, noun. The result of being impaired; a deterioration or weakening; a disability or handicap; an inefficient part or factor.
IMPAIRMENT, noun. (accounting) A downward revaluation, a write-down.

Dictionary definition

IMPAIRMENT, noun. The occurrence of a change for the worse.
IMPAIRMENT, noun. A symptom of reduced quality or strength.
IMPAIRMENT, noun. The condition of being unable to perform as a consequence of physical or mental unfitness; "reading disability"; "hearing impairment".
IMPAIRMENT, noun. Damage that results in a reduction of strength or quality.
IMPAIRMENT, noun. The act of making something futile and useless (as by routine).

Wise words

Wisdom does not show itself so much in precept as in life - in firmness of mind and a mastery of appetite. It teaches us to do, as well as talk, and to make our words and actions all of a color.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca