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Instead, it’s more consistent with the idea that repeated cold exposure might actually impair your toes’ ability to handle the cold.

A smart pill detects an athlete’s body temperature and transmits it to an external device, so coaches can look for spikes that might impair performance.

Another study from 2017 had athletes eat a low-carb diet for three weeks and found that it impaired performance by reducing exercise efficiency.

Alterations to hotels, public buildings and transport hubs prepared Tokyo not only for physically impaired Paralympic athletes and fans, but also for the creaking limbs of its own population, the world’s oldest.

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Stress actually impairs the body’s ability to repair itself.

Formerly to impair the morals was a minor was a punishable offense.

In other words, researchers were able to prove that THC should, technically, impair driving, but not that it does.

Does Ambien impair judgment enough to drive one to violent crime?

A host of environmental influences more directly impair brain functioning in a way that predisposes to violence.

But recent research indicates that stress-inducing measures can actually impair memory.

They can never be taken from the capital, for this would impair it and, if continued, result in the insolvency of the corporation.

Such history never loses its interest, nor does the lapse of ages, in the least degree, impair its credibility.

Yes, there is that unchangeable oval cut of face, those features which time will never impair, that graceful and thoughtful brow.

That the acts in question impair this contract, has already been sufficiently shown.

They impair and take away the charter; and they appropriate the property to new uses, against their consent.


On this page you'll find 129 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to impair, such as: blunt, damage, debilitate, decrease, destroy, and diminish.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.