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disability

dis·a·bil·i·ty

disability

 
pronunciation:
dIs bI lih ti
part of speech: noun
inflections: disabilities
definition 1: the condition or state of being unable to do certain things, especially when caused by an injury, illness, or other medical condition.
similar words:
handicap, inability
definition 2: something that makes a person unable to do certain things that most people can do.
He had his kitchen designed so that his disability would not prevent him from being able to cook.
synonyms:
handicap
similar words:
affliction, defect, disadvantage, injury