toggle menu
menu
vocabulary
1000+ books
Go to Book

impair
used in Atonement

only 1 use
(click/touch triangles for details)
Definition
make worse or less effective
  • This was the time of hygiene lectures, and of practicing blanket-baths on life-size models—Mrs. Mackintosh, Lady Chase, and baby George whose blandly impaired physique allowed him to double as a baby girl.
    Part 3 (7% in)

There are no more uses of "impair" in Atonement.

Typical Usage  (best examples)
Dictionary / pronunciation — Google®Dictionary list — Onelook.com®