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Synonyms for disability
ˌdɪs əˈbɪl ɪ ti

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. disability, disablement, handicap, impairment(noun)

    the condition of being unable to perform as a consequence of physical or mental unfitness

    "reading disability"; "hearing impairment"

    Synonyms:
    impediment, constipation, baulk, deterrent, handicap, balk, check, harm, deadening, deterioration, damage, hinderance, hindrance, disablement, impairment, stultification

Wiktionary

  1. disability(noun)

    Antonyms:
    qualification, ability, capacity, competence, strength, potence, potential, competency

  2. disability(noun)

    Antonyms:
    qualification, potential, potence, capacity, competency, competence, strength, ability

  3. disability(noun)

    Antonyms:
    strength, competence, potential, capacity, ability, potence, competency, qualification

  4. disability(noun)

    Antonyms:
    ability, qualification, competence, strength, potential, potence, capacity, competency

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. disability

    Synonyms:
    disqualification, impotency, unfitness, incapacity, forfeiture, incompetency

    Antonyms:
    qualification, recommendation, fitness, deserving, merit

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. disability(n.)

    Synonyms:
    disqualification

  2. disability(n.)

    Synonyms:
    inability, incapacity, incompetence, impotence, incapability

How to pronounce disability?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say disability in sign language?

  1. disability

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How to use disability in a sentence?

  1. Josh Blue:

    The thing about my comedy is that I'm so comfortable with my disability that you don't have a right to be uncomfortable, if I say something that's hard in my life but put it in a way that maybe you have not thought of, and I'm laughing at it, it gives you the ability to laugh at the same thing within yourself. I feel like every person has a disability in some way. Whether you're dyslexic or Republican or whatever.

  2. Eileen Curran:

    It’s troubling to hear that a person’s disability would be made fun of by others, multiple sclerosis, which affects more than 2.3 million people worldwide, is an often misunderstood disease.

  3. Timothy Hoffman:

    Her disability just made her want to have friends, thats all she wanted, was just to be her friend.

  4. Lauren Appelbaum:

    A lot of jobs at production companies and studios require a bachelor's degree [ but ] only seven percent of people born with a disability graduate college.

  5. Melissa Blake:

    Thank you, thank you so much. This award is for every kid who is watching tonight who has a disability, a limitation, a challenge, who has been waiting to see themselves represented in this arena. You are.


Translations for disability

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • عجزArabic
  • неправоспособност, неспособност, недъгавостBulgarian
  • postiženíCzech
  • BehinderungGerman
  • incapacidad, discapacidadSpanish
  • pension d'invalidité, handicap, infirmité, invaliditéFrench
  • հաշմանդամությունArmenian
  • disabilitasIndonesian
  • 身体障害Japanese
  • неспособност, инвалидитетMacedonian
  • нетрудоспособность, неспособность, инвалидность, бессилие, неправоспособностьRussian
  • sakatlıkTurkish

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