: having a physical or mental disability : unable to perform one or more natural activities (such as walking or seeing) because of illness, injury, etc.
: incapacitated by illness or injury; also : physically or mentally impaired in a way that substantially limits activity especially in relation to employment or education
Examples of DISABLED
- The organization is working to protect the rights of disabled veterans.
- <the disabled man was unable to climb the stairs without help>
First Known Use of DISABLED
dis·abled adjective (Medical Dictionary)
: incapacitated by illness, injury, or wounds; broadly : physically or mentally impaired
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