impair(redirected from impairer)
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impairverb adulterate, affect injuriously, blight, blunt, contaminate, cripple, crumble, damage, debilitate, decrease in excellence, demolish, deplete, deerive of power, desecrate, devalue, dilapidate, diminish, diminish in quality, dissipate, disturb, dull, enervate, erode, harm, hinder, hurt, imminuere, lessen in power, lessen in value, make inroads on, make worse, mar, obtund, paralyze, pollute, put out of commission, reduce, relax, render feeble, ruin, sap, stifle, taint, undermine, unhinge, waste, weaken, wear out, worsen
Associated concepts: impairing the obligation of contracts, impairment of capital, impairment of good will, impairrent of memory, impairment of powers, impairment of security
See also: abrogate, adulterate, aggravate, annul, check, contaminate, damage, debase, debilitate, deface, denature, disable, disadvantage, disorient, endanger, eviscerate, exacerbate, harm, hinder, impede, infect, injure, maim, mistreat, mutilate, pollute, prejudice, restrain, spoil, stain, subvert, vitiate