disabled


disabled
dis|a|bled
W3 [dısˈeıbəld] adj
1.) someone who is disabled cannot use a part of their body properly, or cannot learn easily
a support group for parents of disabled children
a severely disabled polio patient
physically/mentally disabled
If you are elderly or physically disabled, massage can be beneficial.
teachers who work with learning disabled children (=children who have problems learning)
disabled parking/toilet/access etc
(=for physically disabled people)
2.) the disabled [plural]
people who are disabled
The theatre has good access for the disabled.

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.