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handicap

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1 a feature of someone or something that creates difficulty for achieving success

  • her natural shyness was not a handicap when she played chess
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2 something that makes movement or progress difficult

  • her uncomfortable shoes became a handicap on the walking tour of the city, as she often had to sit and rest her sore feet
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handicap

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to create difficulty for the work or activity of

  • the baseball player's small size did not handicap him in the least
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cramp oneʼs style, give a hard time

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