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handicapped

adjective

Definition of handicapped

sometimes offensive

  1. :  having a physical or mental disability; also :  of or reserved for handicapped persons <handicapped parking spaces>



Examples of handicapped in a sentence

  1. He has been handicapped since his motorcycle accident.



1891

First Known Use of handicapped

1891


Medical Dictionary

handicapped

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adjective hand·i·capped \-ˌkapt\

Medical Definition of handicapped

  1. sometimes offensive :  having a physical or mental disability; also :  of or reserved for individuals with a physical disability <handicapped parking spaces>




Law Dictionary

handicapped

adjective han·di·capped

Legal Definition of handicapped

  1. :  having a disability that substantially limits a major life activity (as caring for oneself, working, or having sensory functions)




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