deterioration vs impairment what difference

what is difference between deterioration and impairment

English

Etymology

Borrowed from French détérioration; morphologically deteriorate +‎ -ion.

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /dɪˌtɪəɹɪəˈɹeɪʃən/, (proscribed) /dɪˌtɪəɹɪˈeɪʃən/
  • (US) IPA(key): /dəˌti.ɹi.əˈɹeɪ.ʃən/, (proscribed) /dəˌtiɹiˈeɪʃən/
  • Rhymes: -eɪʃən

Noun

deterioration (countable and uncountable, plural deteriorations)

  1. The process of making or growing worse, or the state of having grown worse.
    Synonym: retrogression
    Antonym: amelioration

Related terms

  • deteriorate

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English

Alternative forms

  • empairment (rare)

Etymology

impair +‎ -ment

Noun

impairment (countable and uncountable, plural impairments)

  1. The result of being impaired
  2. A deterioration or weakening
  3. A disability or handicap
  4. an inefficient part or factor.
  5. (accounting) A downward revaluation, a write-down.

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