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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. Jeb Bush:

    When anybody, anybody, disparages people with disabilities, it sets me off, that's why I called him a jerk, because he disparaged a person who he knew had a disability and made fun of him. What kind of person would you want to have in the presidency that does that? Do you want a president that disparages women, Muslims of all kinds, people with disabilities, Hispanics?

  2. Judith Heumann:

    The other issue is getting people to stop being afraid of discussing disability, people just need to get over it and just need to recognize that the [ Center for Disease Control ] says one in four adults in the United States live with a disability.

  3. Cristina Martin Firvida:

    I don’t know why this had to be done on Day One, it makes it much less likely that we ’ll deal with the disability problem until the lame duck session - and that wo n’t provide a good result for American taxpayers.

  4. Andy McKean:

    With the 2020 president election looming on the horizon, I feel as a Republican that I need to be able to support the standard bearer of our party. Unfortunately, that is not something I am able to do, 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.

  5. Katie Meade:

    People see me for who I am and they see me not as someone with a disability, but I have ability.

Translations for disability

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  • عجزArabic
  • неправоспособност, недъгавост, неспособностBulgarian
  • postiženíCzech
  • BehinderungGerman
  • discapacidad, incapacidadSpanish
  • infirmité, pension d'invalidité, handicap, invaliditéFrench
  • հաշմանդամությունArmenian
  • disabilitasIndonesian
  • 身体障害Japanese
  • инвалидитет, неспособностMacedonian
  • нетрудоспособность, неспособность, инвалидность, бессилие, неправоспособностьRussian
  • sakatlıkTurkish

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