Synonyms of disability
1 handicapDictionary • Facilities for people with disabilities are still inadequate.
handicap (old-fashioned, offensive)
disorder • a rare nerve disorder that can cause paralysis of the arms
impairment • He has a visual impairment in his right eye.
infirmity • Older people often try to ignore their infirmities.
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disorderA disorder is a problem or illness which affects someone's mind or body.
• a rare nerve disorder that can cause paralysis of the arms
impairmentIf someone has an impairment, they have a condition which prevents their eyes, ears, or brain from working properly.
• He has a visual impairment in his right eye.
inabilityIf you refer to someone's inability to do something, you are referring to the fact that they are unable to do it.
• Her inability to concentrate could cause an accident.
Thesaurus for disability from the Collins English Thesaurus
the condition of being unable to perform a task or function because of a physical or mental impairment