Definition of disability in English:

disability

Syllabification: dis·a·bil·i·ty
Pronunciation: /ˌdisəˈbilitē
 
/

noun (plural disabilities)

  • 1A physical or mental condition that limits a person’s movements, senses, or activities.
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    • It pays for equipment and holidays to help improve the lives of children with physical and mental disabilities in the York area.
    • It permitted specified doctors to put to death those suffering from grave mental or physical disabilities.
    • Recipients include community groups, nursing homes, and people with physical disabilities.
    Synonyms
    handicap, disablement, incapacity, impairment, infirmity, defect, abnormality; condition, disorder, affliction
  • 1.1A disadvantage or handicap, especially one imposed or recognized by the law: he had to quit his job and go on disability
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    • The fact that the defendant is under a disability is, in the end, it seems to me, a neutral point.
    • It was necessary for him to show that he was under a disability on and from the date of the accident.
    • The Supreme Court said that the objective was to wipe out disabilities imposed by Hindu shastras.

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