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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