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adjective as in deprived of use of a body part

adjective as in impaired

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Bodies come back in flag-shrouded coffins, and the living and maimed are hailed as heroes with purpose.

She had a way of convincing sick and maimed people that she was their equal.

One year after the Boston bombing, a maimed survivor faces the choice of amputation.

That attitude extends to fans,  a few of whom are killed or maimed each year by flying car parts after a collision.

Had the bomb exploded, scores of New Yorkers likely would have been killed and even more wounded or maimed.

He commanded a regiment in the war of 1812, and was maimed for life in the battle of Chrystler's fields.

He who has maimed another not only undergoes in return the loss of the same limb, but his hand also is cut off.

His answer was to rise suddenly to his knees, to stoop again, and to kiss the foot he had innocently maimed.

A perfect army of halt and maimed and lame and blind crouch by the sides of the lane and live on the charity of the passers-by.

The rest of the prisoners were either dead or too badly maimed to fight.


On this page you'll find 31 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to maimed, such as: mutilated, damaged, disabled, game, halt, and harmed.

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