disabled Definition

having a physical or mental condition that limits movements, senses, or activities.

Using disabled: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "disabled" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    He became disabled after the accident.

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    The building has facilities for disabled people.

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    She works with disabled children.

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    Disabled people face many challenges in society.

disabled Synonyms and Antonyms

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Phrases with disabled

  • having a mental condition that limits cognitive abilities


    The school provides special education for mentally disabled students.

  • having a physical condition that limits mobility or dexterity


    The park has ramps and other accommodations for physically disabled visitors.

  • having a visual impairment that limits sight


    The museum has audio guides for visually disabled patrons.


Summary: disabled in Brief

The term 'disabled' [dɪsˈeɪbld] refers to individuals who have a physical or mental condition that limits their movements, senses, or activities. It is often used in reference to accessibility and accommodations, such as 'The building has facilities for disabled people.' 'Disabled' can be further specified by phrases like 'mentally disabled,' 'physically disabled,' and 'visually disabled.'

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