un·​im·​paired | \ ˌən-im-ˈperd How to pronounce unimpaired (audio) \

Definition of unimpaired

: not damaged or made weaker : not impaired unimpaired speech unimpaired influence unimpaired drivers [=drivers who are not drunk, drugged, etc.] Age had left his faculties unimpaired— Joseph Conrad

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That means people with Alzheimer’s may live many years, possibly even until death, with their thinking unimpaired. Bradley J. Fikes, sandiegouniontribune.com, "Alzheimer's genetic test improves risk estimate," 22 Sep. 2017

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1583, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of unimpaired

: not made weaker or worse by illness, injury, etc. : not impaired

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