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pigeon toes


disability in which the toes are turned inward; often associated with knock-knee


state noun (stable states of affairs)



Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Definition references


Pigeon toe | metatarsus varus | metatarsus adductus | in-toe gait | intoeing | false clubfoot

a condition which causes the toes to point inward when walking. It's most common in infants and children under two years of age and, when not the result of simple muscle weakness, normally arises from one of three underlying conditions, a twisted shin ... (43 of 667 words)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Pigeon toe

Collins Dictionary:

disability | disabilities [plural] | handicap [synonym, sense-specific]

the condition of being unable to perform a task or function because of a physical or mental impairment | something that disables; handicap | lack of ... (24 of 529 words, 4 definitions, 9 usage examples, pronunciation)


Britannica Encyclopedia:

handicap [sports]

in sports and games, method of offsetting the varying abilities or characteristics of competitors in order to equalize their chances of winning. ... (22 of 235 words)



disability | disabilities [plural] | disqualification [synonym, sense-specific] | impotence [synonym, sense-specific] | inability [synonym, sense-specific] | incapacity [synonym, sense-specific] | incompetency [synonym, sense-specific] | incompetence [synonym, sense-specific] | weakness [synonym, sense-specific] | ...

State of being disabled; deprivation or want of ability; absence of competent physical, intellectual, or moral power, means, fitness, and the like. | Want of legal qualification to do a thing; legal incapacity or incompetency. | [uncountable, informal]... (36 of 152 words, 3 definitions, 5 usage examples, pronunciation)




the condition of being disabled ; inability to pursue an occupation because ... | lack of legal qualification to do something | a disqualification, ... (22 of 126 words, 3 definitions, 1 usage example, pronunciation)


Random House Dictionary:

disability | disabilities [sense-specific, plural] | disability insurance [sense-specific]

lack of adequate power, strength, or physical or mental ability; incapacity. | a physical or mental handicap, especially one that prevents a person ... (22 of 83 words, 6 definitions, 1 usage example, pronunciation)


Macmillan British Dictionary:

disability [countable/uncountable] | disabilities [plural]

a condition in which someone is not able to use a part of their body or brain properly, for example because of an injury (24 of 71 words, 2 usage examples, pronunciation)


Oxford Dictionary:

disability | disabilities [plural]

a physical or mental condition that limits a person's movements, senses, or activities | a disadvantage or handicap, especially one imposed or ... (21 of 68 words, 2 definitions, 3 usage examples, pronunciation)


American Heritage Dictionary:

disability | disabilities [plural]

The condition of being disabled; incapacity. | The period of such a condition | A disadvantage or deficiency, especially a physical or mental ... (21 of 57 words, 5 definitions, 1 usage example, pronunciation)


Cambridge Dictionary:


an illness, injury or condition that makes it difficult for someone to do the things that other people do (19 of 57 words, 3 usage examples, pronunciations)


New World Dictionary:

disability | disabilities [plural]

a disabled condition | that which disables, as an illness, injury, or physical handicap | a legal disqualification or incapacity | something that ... (20 of 30 words, 4 definitions, pronunciation)


Encarta Dictionary:

disability | disabilities [plural]

an inability to perform some or all of the tasks of daily life | a medically diagnosed condition that makes it difficult to engage in the activities ... (26 of 103 words, 4 definitions, pronunciation)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861604952​/definition​.html  [offline]

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