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Handicap — synonyms, definition

1. handicap (Noun)

26 synonyms
affliction balk baulk block burden check deterrent detriment disability disablement disadvantage embarrassment encumbrance hinderance hindrance impairment impediment inconvenience infirmity injury • • •
3 definitions

handicap (Noun) — The condition of being unable to perform as a consequence of physical or mental unfitness. ex. "reading handicap"

handicap (Noun) — Advantage given to a competitor to equalize chances of winning.

handicap (Noun) — Something that interferes with (or delays) action or progress.

5 types of
advantage difficulty softness unfitness vantage
41 type
Amputation albatross anorgasmia astasia bandy leg bandy legs bandyleg bind bow leg bow legs bowleg descensus diriment impediment disability of walking disintegration drag dysomia dysphasia genu valgum genu varum • • •

2. handicap (Verb)

22 synonyms
burden cripple disable disfavour encumber exercise freight hamper hamstring hinder hurt impair incapacitate injure invalid lame load overload retard strain • • •
3 definitions

handicap (Verb) — Injure permanently. ex. "He was handicapped in a car accident"

handicap (Verb) — Attempt to forecast the winner (especially in a horse race) and assign odds for or against a contestant.

handicap (Verb) — Put at a disadvantage. ex. "The brace I have to wear is handicapping my movements"

6 types of
bias disadvantage disfavor disfavour injure wound
1 type