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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR HANDICAPPED

You will not want the care of her––young people should not be handicapped in that way.

I will plod for hours and hours at a time, and at every turn I am handicapped.

You overweight your boy going off and he will be handicapped out of the race, too.

They were handicapped by the burros, though, which helped us.

He was handicapped as he had been all along by the absence of the vines one could use for lashings.

Arcot examined it carefully, handicapped somewhat by its heat.

Owing to an unfortunate incident he was handicapped at the start.

This handicapped him in private practice and in some measure as a lecturer.

Course, he had to go in disguise, but he was handicapped by havin' red hair.

Why should he remember he was handicapped, by a pretty woman and a pathetic episode?

WORD ORIGIN

"disabled," 1915, past participle adjective from handicap (v.). Originally especially of children. Meaning "handicapped persons generally" is attested by 1958.

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