Definition of disabled
: 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 in a sentence
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
DISABLED Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of disabled for English Language Learners
: having a physical or mental disability : unable to perform one or more natural activities (such as walking or seeing) because of illness, injury, etc.
DISABLED Defined for Kids
Definition of disabled for Students
: not having the ability to do certain mental or physical tasks (as because of illness, injury, or a condition present at birth) that a person is typically capable of doing
Medical Definition of disabled
: incapacitated by illness, injury, or wounds; also : physically or mentally impaired in a way that substantially limits activity especially in relation to employment or education
Legal Definition of disabled
: having a disability
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