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Noun
/ˌdisəˈbilitē/,
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disabilities, plural;
  1. A physical or mental condition that limits a person's movements, senses, or activities

  2. A disadvantage or handicap, esp. one imposed or recognized by the law
    • - he had to quit his job and go on disability

  1. the condition of being unable to perform as a consequence of physical or mental unfitness; "reading disability"; "hearing impairment"
  2. Disability, according to the World Health Organization, is defined as "...an umbrella term, covering impairments, activity limitations, and participation restrictions. ...
  3. (Disabilities (Jewish)) Disabilities were legal restrictions and limitations placed on Jews in the Middle Ages. ...
  4. State of being disabled; deprivation or want of ability; absence of competent physical, intellectual, or moral power, means, fitness, and the like; Want of legal qualification to do a thing; legal incapacity or incompetency; The combination of a physical or intellectual impairment of an ...
  5. (disabilities) is used according to its definition in Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 which is: an individual who either 1) has a physical or mental impairment which substantially limits one or more of that person's major life ...
  6. (Disabilities) If you have a physical, psychological, medical or learning disability that may impact on your ability to carry out assigned course work, you should contact the staff in the Disabled Student Services office (DSS), Room 133 Humanities, 632-6748. ...
  7. (disabilities) conditions that make doing something more difficult
  8. the inability to perform an activity in a normal way as a result of an impairment, such as not being able to walk due to a weakness or paralysis in a leg.
  9. Inability to carry on in one's normal occupation due to accident or sickness.
  10. A medically determined condition that renders a person unable to work and earn money, or to attend school. ...
  11. Any restriction or lack (resulting from an impairment) of ability to perform an activity in the manner or within the range considered normal for a human being.
  12. A condition that curtails to some degree a person's ability to carry on his normal pursuits. A disability may be partial or total, and temporary or permanent.
  13. A preformed negative opinion or attitude toward a group of persons based on their physical or mental impairments/challenges, whether such disability is temporary or permanent, congenital or acquired by heredity, accident, injury, advanced age or illness.
  14. (total) This term is subject to different definitions by different insurers and in different policies. One of the strictest definitions is "the inability to engage in any gainful employment." A more liberal definition would be "the inability to engage in the employment one is trained for."
  15. Inability to execute all or some of the duties of your assigned employment due to accident or illness, whether or not caused by the job.
  16. Physical or mental condition that prevents a person from undertaking 'normal' duties of a job or the ordinary activities of life.
  17. A medically determinable physical or mental impairment caused by injury or illness, preventing one from performing duties of any occupation.
  18. A problem or condition which makes it hard for a student to learn or do things in the same ways as most other students. A disability may be short term or permanent.
  19. any condition resulting in functional limitations that interfere with someone’s ability to perform his/her customary work and that results in substantial limitation of one or more major life activities.
  20. The inability to perform any substantial gainful activity by reason of any medically determinable physical and/or mental impairment which can be expected to result in death or which has lasted or can be expected to last for a continuous period of not less than 12 months.
  21. Inability to work due to an injury or sickness.
  22. is a general term used for a functional limitation that interferes with a person's ability, for example, to walk, lift, heal, or learn. It may refer to a physical, sensory, or mental condition. Do not refer to people with disabilities as the handicapped, handicapped persons, or special. ...
  23. a physical or mental impairment that interferes with or prevents "normal" achievement in a particular function.
  24. Physical or mental handicap resulting from sickness or injury. It may be partial or total.
  25. Physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities.