n pl , -ties
1 the condition of being unable to perform a task or function because of a physical or mental impairment
2 something that disables; handicap
3 lack of necessary intelligence, strength, etc.
4 an incapacity in the eyes of the law to enter into certain transactions
n (in life assurance policies) a clause enabling a policyholder to cease payment of premiums without loss of coverage and often to receive a pension or indemnity if he becomes permanently disabled
English Collins Dictionary - English Definition & Thesaurus
1 affliction, ailment, complaint, defect, disablement, disorder, handicap, impairment, infirmity, malady
2 disqualification, impotency, inability, incapacity, incompetency, unfitness, weakness
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