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handicap

Synonyms of handicap in English:

noun

  • 1 a visual handicap
    disability, physical abnormality, mental abnormality, defect, impairment, affliction, deficiency, dysfunction
  • 2 a handicap to the competitiveness of the industry
    disadvantage, drawback, stumbling block, difficulty, shortcoming, limitation;
    ball and chain, albatross, millstone (around someone's neck), burden, liability
    literary trammel
    [Antonyms] benefit, advantage
  • verb

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  • 1 lack of funding handicapped the research
    informal stymie
    [Antonyms] help, advance
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