Simple Definition of disability
: a condition (such as an illness or an injury) that damages or limits a person's physical or mental abilities
: the condition of being unable to do things in the normal way : the condition of being disabled
: a program that provides financial support to a disabled person
Full Definition of disability
1 a : the condition of being disabled b : limitation in the ability to pursue an occupation because of a physical or mental impairment; also : a program providing financial support to one affected by disability <went on disability after the injury>
2 : lack of legal qualification to do something
3 : a disqualification, restriction, or disadvantage
Examples of disability
She has learned to keep a positive attitude about her disability.
disabilities such as blindness and deafness
a program for children with disabilities
It's a serious disease that can cause disability or death.
After he injured his back he had to quit his job and go on disability.
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DISABILITY Defined for Kids
Definition of disability
: a condition (as one present at birth or caused by injury) that damages or limits a person's abilities : the state of being disabled
Medical Definition of disability
1: the condition of being disabled
2: inability to pursue an occupation because of physical or mental impairment
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