Definition of impair in English:
Weaken or damage (something, especially a faculty or function): a noisy job could permanently impair their hearing
More example sentences
- Driving in an intoxicated state makes a person prone to accidents as alcohol impairs judgement and slows reflexes.
- Chronic inflammation can result in irreversible scarring of lung tissue, which impairs lung function.
- There has long been speculation that excessive accumulation of starch may impair chloroplast function.
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