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Definition of Impair

Impair

  1. To make worse; to diminish in quantity, value, excellence, or strength; to deteriorate; as, to impair health, character, the mind, value.
  2. To grow worse; to deteriorate.
  3. Not fit or appropriate.
  4. Diminution; injury.

Impair Quotations

Avoid lawsuits beyond all things; they pervert your conscience, impair your health, and dissipate your property.
Jean de la Bruyere

Consult your friend on all things, especially on those which respect yourself. His counsel may then be useful where your own self-love might impair your judgment.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca

I have no inhibitions about smoking or drinking, but I think too much of my voice to place it in jeopardy. I have spent many good years in training and cultivating it, and I would be foolish to do anything which might impair or ruin it.
Jeanette MacDonald

I grew up playing sports, but now I feel like I can't, because if I get injured, I'll impair whatever film I'm working on.
Ellen Page

We often see literature about women that impair and immerse the women themselves, such as when women are portrayed as objects of consumerism.
Okky Madasari
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Impair Translations

impair in Latin is attero
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