challenged

adjective

Definition of challenged

: presented with difficulties (as by a disability)
  • physically challenged

Examples of challenged in a Sentence

  1. all parts of the sports complex are fully accessible to the physically challenged

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First Known Use of challenged

1983


CHALLENGED Defined for English Language Learners

challenged

adjective

Definition of challenged for English Language Learners

  • : having a physical or mental problem that makes it difficult to do things as easily as other people do


CHALLENGED Defined for Kids

challenged

adjective

Definition of challenged for Students

: having a disability or deficiency

Medical Dictionary

challenged

adjective chal·lenged

medical Definition of challenged

: having a physical or mental disability or impairment
  • skiing programs for physically challenged athletes
  • —Craig Hansell


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