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handicapped

adjective
     
Related topics: Illness and Disability
hand‧i‧capped old-fashioned
1MI if someone is handicapped, a part of their body or their mind has been permanently injured or damaged. Some people think that this word is offensive:
a special school for mentally handicapped children
2

the handicapped

[plural]MI people who are handicapped. Some people think that this expression is offensive;

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