Definition of mentally handicapped in English:

mentally handicapped

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adjective

  • (Of a person) having very limited intellectual functions: a mentally handicapped child [as plural noun]: she works with the mentally handicapped
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    • Children were excluded if they were diagnosed as mentally handicapped or if they had a pervasive developmental disorder.
    • The health care needs of severely mentally handicapped children are being neglected because of an over-emphasis on education, their parents have claimed.
    • But there have been heart-rending stories, such as an elderly woman with no support forced to stay home to look after her mentally handicapped daughter.

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