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Synonyms for disability
ˌdɪs əˈbɪl ɪ tidis·abil·i·ty

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. disability

    disqualification, impotency, unfitness, incapacity, forfeiture, incompetency

    qualification, recommendation, fitness, deserving, merit

Princeton's WordNet

  1. disability, disablement, handicap, impairmentnoun

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

    "reading disability"; "hearing impairment"

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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. disabilitynoun


  2. disabilitynoun

    inability, incapacity, incompetence, impotence, incapability

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  1. Marine Corporal Dan Lasko:

    It's amazing! When I'm swimming I can feel the propulsion. I mean, it feels like I'm back to normal, i already have my fellow wounded warriors asking where they can get this device. There's absolutely no reason why any disability should hold you back from what you want to do.

  2. Don Lloyd-Jones:

    Since heart attacks and strokes are by far our leading cause of death and disability, I'm not sure there are much more important things you'd want to talk to your primary care doctor about.

  3. Andy McKean:

    He sets, in my opinion, a poor example for the nation and particularly for our children by personally insulting -- often in a crude and juvenile fashion -- those who disagree with him, being a bully at a time when we we are attempting to discourage bullying, his frequent disregard for the truth and his willingness to ridicule or marginalize people for their appearance, ethnicity or disability.

  4. Senator Creighton:

    The presence of a disability in a child should not be grounds for a lawsuit, it sends the message that there are births that are wrongful. There are no wrongful births.

  5. Brian Kammer:

    Today, the court has unconscionably allowed a grotesque miscarriage of justice to occur in Georgia, the intellectual disability community, which has strongly supported Mr. Hill's case for many years, joined his legal team in the belief that the Supreme Court would step in and prevent Georgia's flagrant disregard of the Constitution on behalf of the rights of people with disabilities.

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Translations for disability

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  • 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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