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Synonyms for impair
ɪmˈpɛər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. impair(verb)

    make worse or less effective

    "His vision was impaired"

    Synonyms:
    mar, deflower, spoil, vitiate

  2. mar, impair, spoil, deflower, vitiate(verb)

    make imperfect

    "nothing marred her beauty"

    Synonyms:
    pamper, frustrate, debase, scotch, botch, bilk, baby, itch, bungle, muck up, mishandle, bumble, deflower, demoralise, botch up, foil, blow, go bad, screw up, pervert, demoralize, fumble, flub, rape, thwart, ruin, ball up, subvert, featherbed, bollocks up, plunder, bollocks, baffle, mess up, despoil, vitiate, invalidate, louse up, mar, indulge, spoil, muff, violate, mutilate, void, deprave, cocker, misdirect, foul up, cross, fluff, mollycoddle, bobble, profane, coddle, bollix up, debauch, cosset, bollix, corrupt, bodge

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. impair

    Synonyms:
    deteriorate, injure, reduce, damage, enfeeble, vitiate, diminish, lessen

    Antonyms:
    enhance, improve, augment, repair

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. impair(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    deteriorate, injure, vitiate, make worse

  2. impair(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    lessen, diminish, decrease, make less

  3. impair(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    weaken, enfeeble, enervate

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How to use impair in a sentence?

  1. Larry Wolk:

    It's taking kids along the track of, 'Well, you're putting in jeopardy your potential to do well in school or to graduate or to be successful once you get your driver's license because marijuana does impair you if you're going to use it and drive, and it does impair you if you're trying to study or you're trying to do well in school or you're trying to get a good job.

  2. Brian Fallon:

    I take congressman Nunes' point that this has created a cloud over the Trump White House right now, that will probably impair their ability to advance their legislative agenda.

  3. The FSOC:

    Such an event could lead investors to withdraw from short-term funding markets more broadly, which could impair the ability of large financial firms to serve as financial intermediaries.

  4. Terry Madonna:

    We’re living longer and we are healthier and we have better health care, health itself can be an issue, but it should n’t be related to age in a way that suggests it would impair your ability to be president.

  5. Montaigne:

    Books are pleasant, but if by being over-studious we impair our health and spoil our good humour, two of the best things we have, let us give it over. I, for my part, am one of those who think no fruit derived from them can recompense so great a loss.

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Translations for impair

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  • beeinträchtigen, verschlechtern, schädigen, schmälern, beschädigen, schwächen, vermindernGerman
  • deteriorar, empeorar, descomponerSpanish
  • haitata, heikentääFinnish
  • affaiblir, abîmer, détériorerFrench
  • domajarIdo
  • beschadigen, verzwakken, verslechterenDutch
  • piorar, empiorar, prejudicar, enfraquecer, diminuirPortuguese
  • ослаблятьRussian
  • kötüleştirmek, sınırlamak, azaltmak, zarar vermek, zayıflatmakTurkish
  • 妨害Chinese

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