› not able to use part of your body or your mind because it has been damaged or does not work normally. This word is now considered offensive by many people, who prefer to say someone is disabled or has a disability:
Meaning of “handicapped” in the English Dictionary
(Definition of “handicapped” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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said to emphasize that being part of a group makes you less likely to be harmed