Definition of impairment:
legal injury, scathe, befooling, disablement, stultification, handicap, detriment, destruction, hindrance, harm, hurt, mischief, balk, wrong, decline in quality, injustice, irregularity, disadvantage, terms, declension, prejudice, blemish, deterrent, baulk, hinderance, loss, check, worsening, constipation, help, price, disability, injury, evil, damage, outrage, equipment casualty, deterioration, breakage, trauma, deadening, wreckage, impediment.
- "The Glands Regulating Personality", Louis Berman, M.D..
Justice Harlan argued that inasmuch as the charter of the railroad had conferred upon it the right to demand " reasonable" charges, the legislature, when it resumed the power of fixing charges, was estopped from fixing less than " reasonable" charges; and should charges lower than " reasonable" be fixed, it would be within the province of the judicial branch to give relief against such an impairment of the obligation of contract.- "Contemporary American History, 1877-1913", Charles A. Beard.
Sickness, indeed, is not always a solitary symptom unattended by other evidences of disordered digestion, but is sometimes associated with signs of its general impairment, and this may be so serious as to lead to great loss of flesh, and even to end in endangering life.- "The Mother's Manual of Children's Diseases", Charles West, M.D..